NEW YORK — Joe Parisi, chief operating officer of Gristedes & D’Agostino Supermarkets, a subsidiary of Red Apple Group, has been named the company’s new president. He began serving in the additional role on June 14, overseeing the 30 Gristedes & D’Agostino locations across New York City. 

Prior to joining Gristedes and D’Agostino in 2021, Parisi was the chief operating officer and board member of Kings Food Markets, where he worked for more than 30 years. 

“Congratulations to Joe Parisi, as he has been promoted to president and chief operating officer of Gristedes and D’Agostino,” said John Catsimatidis, chairman and CEO of Red Apple Group. “His passion for the food industry is remarkable and will take the supermarket industry into the 21st century.  He has a great vision for the 132-year-old Gristedes and 90-year-old D’Agostino, and we are confident that his leadership will bring our stores to new heights.”