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We are interested in employing people who are enthusiastic, hard working, energetic and passionate about good food. From time to time we require new people to join the Sabato team and will post details of positions available below.

To apply for any of the roles listed take the time to produce a cover letter that reflects who you are and why you want the position. Attach your CV and email it to danielle.argent@sabato.co.nz.




Retail Store & Administrative Assistant 

  • Work alongside other passionate foodies
  • Varied role - no week is the same
  • Mount Eden location with free parking

We are currently seeking a passionate, food loving individual with strong administration skills to join our team.

You will have a professional, mature approach and be able to relate to our diverse clientele, from chefs and food writers to members of the public who come to Sabato to indulge their interest and passion for fine food.

This is a great role for someone looking for variety, being a motivated retail professional, you will also spend some days in our office supporting our administration team. It is essential you have an interest in fine food and customer service excellence. A knowledge of European food through travel or other experiences would be a bonus!

Your key responsibilities would include:

  • Providing customers with an enjoyable, informative retail experience
  • Promoting and demonstrating key product lines in our retail store
  • Ensuring merchandising is of a high standard, products are well stocked and the showroom is immaculately clean and tidy at all times
  • Ensuring compliance with Food Safety, Health & Safety & Liquor License legislation
  • Daily set up and cash up procedures
  • Providing word processing and general administration support for all areas of the business as required
  • Assist with answering the phone and inputting orders into our system as required

Your background, experience and attributes will include

  • Knowledge and regular usage of gourmet food
  • Previous sales and/or retail experience
  • A desire to drive sales, achieve and exceed set targets
  • Confident using MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent written and verbal English and communication skills
  • A current Duty Manager certificate or LCQ is required or the willingness to undergo training to achieve one

The role is full time, working Monday to Friday, there will generally be three days in our retail store and two days in the office but this could change depending on the needs of the business. The nature of the role requires some flexibility to be available for occasional weekend work and evenings for events and other ad hoc requirements. We offer a great team atmosphere and working environment, and generous staff discounts.

If this sounds like you, take the time to produce a cover letter that reflects who you are and why you want this position and send, with your CV, to danielle.argent@sabato.co.nz.


Food Services Assistant

We are looking for an organised Food Services Assistant, with attention to detail, to join our fun team at our Mt Eden location. The role is full time, working 8.00 am to 4.30 pm Monday to Friday. We offer a great team atmosphere and working environment alongside generous staff discounts and staff parking.

Your key responsibilities and tasks would include:

  • Processing chilled inwards goods from Europe and NZ
  • Cheese cutting and deli meat slicing
  • Packing and labeling Sabato branded products
  • Quality control and stock rotation

Your background, experience, and attributes will include:

  • Previous experience working in a deli environment is preferred but not essential
  • An understanding of Food Safety legislative requirements and OSH would be an advantage
  • A strong work ethic and attention to detail, with the ability to work to deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Excellent verbal and written English
  • The ability to lift and shift heavy/bulky items regularly and repeatedly
  • Accuracy

Full product and equipment training will be provided.

Must be eligible to work in New Zealand long term.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

If this sounds like you, please send a cover letter along with your CV to danielle.argent@sabato.co.nz.