GILROY, Calif. -- Nob Hill Foods here has gone into the restaurant business.
That's how Jim Oteri, senior vice president of the 27-unit chain, characterizes Nob Hill's new hot-meals service concept, called Hot Meal Express.
The concept is situated in the Courtyard Cafe, an area carved out between the deli and the bakery in three of Nob Hill's stores. Oteri, the architect of the concept, oversees it with a restaurateur's perspective.
"When we decided to do this, we