Gelson Markets was founded in 1951 and has 18 locations in Southern California. The Gelson Market in Encino is located on the corner of Ventura Boulevard and Noeline Avenue. It is a full service grocery store that features a deli that provides catering and take-out sandwiches, gormet picnic meals, and lunch bags. It also carries wine, beer, and liquor. There is a free lot for customer parking.