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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.





Production Kitchen Chef

A position exists for a full-time chef to work in our commercial production kitchen. We are looking for candidates who are proactive by nature and who are prepared to spend the time to understand the business fully.

The successful candidate will have experience in an environment where speed, quality and consistency are paramount. We pride ourselves on the quality of our products and are looking to appoint a candidate who reflects this within their work.

A passion for fine food, a good palate and a desire to be around likeminded people is a must.

Your key responsibilities would include:

• The efficient day to day operations of the kitchen
• All aspects of cooking and food prep, packaging and stock control and rotation
• Following recipes accurately 
• Meeting all daily and weekly production targets 
• Lift and shift heavy/bulky items regularly and repeatedly

Skills and experience:

• Minimum 2 years of experience in a similar position
• An understanding of food safety programmes 
• The ability to follow process while using common sense
• Can work autonomously and as part of a team
• A great attitude and the ability to have fun while working 
• Excellent written and verbal English and communication skills
• Computer literacy in Microsoft Office

Applicants must be eligible to work in NZ

This permanent role is full-time, working 8:30 am – 5 pm, Tuesday – Saturday. Some flexibility is required to be available for cooking class events and during peak production times.
Training period: the first four weeks will be Monday through Friday, 7:30 am – 4 pm. 

If this sounds like the job for you and you are looking to be part of a collaborative team, and an organisation that values its people, please send your CV and a covering letter to danielle.argent@sabato.co.nz outlining why you are the right candidate for this role.


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.