A Dose of Everything Italy with

Sabbia

Spreading my passion for Italian food & culture…

Discover the authenticity of Italian foods, how and where to buy real Italian foods, how to infuse Italian food culture into your kitchen, and more…

Access to Italy

We deliver Italian food and culture to your home and business.


Coming soon – Italian café located on the waterfront in Weehawken NJ, across from the Port Imperial Ferry Terminal, with a stunning view of Manhattan. Serving authentic speciality cheeses, coffees, breads, olives, and more, imported direct from Italy.


Sabbia hosts immersive cooking and tasting events and demonstrations, packed with entertaining Italian culture and personal anecdotes. Check out where her next event and demo will take place.


Taste the sun-ripened flavors of the Mediterranean with a variety of specialty imported food. Mediterraneo Foods provides only the freshest and highest quality products sourced directly from the Italian region. Distributes to wholesalers and retailers across the US and offers a online store for consumers.

about Sabbia

Italian & American Entrepreneur inspiring passion around Italian food and culture.

Entrepreneur

Owner of 2 Italian import and distribution companies, including an online consumer store and retail café.

Italian Food Industry Expert

Has applied her Italian food expertise to grow and expand several companies and educate clients and consumers about Italian food & culture.

Ph.D & Italian Educator

Ph.D. in Comparative Literature, Italian American Studies.

Experienced Entrepreneur and Passionate Educator specializing in Italian Food and Culture,  Sabbia (Sandy) Auriti grew up in the Abruzzo Region of Italy, has over 40 years of professional and academic experience, and holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature with a specialization in Italian American and Gender and Women Studies.

Sabbia is the owner of Mediterraneo Foods and La Mozzare, both US-based companies, specializing in the import of Italian gourmet foods. She distributes to wholesalers and retailers throughout the US, has an online consumer store, and is opening her very own Italian gourmet market and café that overlooks the Hudson River, facing Manhattan.

Sabbia received her BA degree from Marymount College, NY, her Masters from Hunter College, NY ,and her Ph.D. from The Graduate Center, CUNY, NY in Comparative Literature with a focus on Italian American and Gender and Women Studies.

Sabbia has lectured at Stony Brook University, Hunter College, Baruch College, Monroe College, the European School of Economics and the Fashion institute of Technology. In addition, she has presented at several academic conferences including The University of Toronto Press, NEMLA at University of Connecticut, spoke on the “The Nomad Subject” at Harvard University, and presented 2 papers at MLA (Modern Language Association of America), to name a few.