Roasted Red Bell Peppers

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Headquarters in Napa Valley

Mezzetta Specialty Foods is a 75 year “young” fourth generation, family-owned specialty food company based in beautiful Napa Valley, California. Mezzetta is the #1 brand of specialty olives and peppers in the United States and the company’s Napa Valley Bistro™ line of pasta sauces is among the fastest growing in the specialty pasta sauce category. At Mezzetta quality is king, and our fine products are a result of retaining only the most talented and skilled employees. Our fast-paced expansion in distribution, production and sales compels us to invite passionate, energetic and qualified employees to join our “family” team. Securing the best possible talent to establish Mezzetta as a household name is of utmost importance to our continued success. Discover available positions below:


Current Job Openings

Recruiting Manager/HR Generalist

The Corporate Recruiting Manager will be working in a fast-paced, growing company.  The ideal candidate should possess a professional demeanor, strong interpersonal skills and a solid network.  In addition the candidate must have the ability to form successful relationships within all areas of the company and work as a team to build the internal recruiting organization and drive the recruitment process.  Recruiter will be trained in HR Generalist duties, including, Onboarding, Performance Management and will provide other assistance to HR as needed.

This position is based in American Canyon, the gateway to Napa Valley.

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R&D Food Technologist

Provide technical support for Operations and Sales & Marketing.  Improve quality, efficiency and cost of existing products and processes.  Support the development of new product lines.  Maintain accuracy of formulations, processes and product specifications.

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AR Claims Specialist

Ensure the accuracy and validity of incoming deductions and check requests from customers.  Clear customer deductions accurately and timely in the Account Review system.  Responsible for collecting, organizing, and archiving support documentation.  Communicate with customers, brokers, sales team, and other staff members with a high degree of professionalism in order to resolve issues effectively.  Prepare standard departmental reports and assist with cash application and collections.

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IT Director

The Information Technology Director is responsible for the establishment and execution of Mezzetta’ s IT strategy and the meeting of business objectives and results. The Director will work closely with the CFO and other Company Executives to understand the information and reporting needs of Mezzetta to make better informed decisions. Based on the needs of the Company the Director will oversee and participate in applications development, report writing, re-engineering of business processes, outsourcing, and computer and network operations and support.

The IT Director is a “hands-on” leader who is capable of managing team members and is capable of programing / coding software for themselves.

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Natural Foods Channel Sales Manager

The Manager – Natural Foods Channel is responsible for significantly expanding Mezzetta’ s business in the natural foods channel. This is a key initiative for the company as Mezzetta is highly under-developed in the natural foods channel but shouldn’t be given our product expertise in peppers, olives, pasta sauce and other specialty foods. The company has developed a new product line that exclusively targets the natural foods channel.

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From Our Customers

  • "During a Recent visit to my local Sam’s club I spotted a 2 pack of Napa Valley Bistro Italian Antipasto. Wow…Not only did this product satisfy my olive taste buds, it blew me away!" Mezzetta fan for life, J. Esposito Florida

  • "I tried your pickled veggies, Peperoncinis, and then some amazing Puttanesca sauce. It's all great, and I can tell you it has a permanent place in my pantry now." From a new loyal fan James, CA

  • "I just wanted you to know that I LOVE your Garlic Stuffed Green Olives! I am addicted! (Hopefully the garlic is lowering my blood pressure!)

    " Thank you, Lael Wisconsin

  • "Your golden Greek Peperoncini peppers are WONDERFUL. We put them in our beer (torn open so the juice mixes in and the seeds float!) for a wonderful pepper-beer." Alex Anderson

  • "Your Napa Valley Almond Stuffed Olives are the very best olives I have ever had. I am hopelessly addicted to them and must have a jar of them in the fridge at all times." Sincerly, Sherree Stone MI

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