Debra Ponzek

Debra Ponzek

Internationally-acclaimed chef and author of multiple cookbooks. The Dinnertime Survival Cookbook brings delicious meals together in a snap.  Like most of you, I wear many hats. With my husband, Greg Addonizio, I own a business in Connecticut called Aux Delices: four stores offering company-branded, prepared foods and hand-picked specialty foods, plus a busy catering arm.

The Dinnertime Survival Cookbook

Have a fridge full of staples, a family of finicky mouths to feed, and only a few minutes to get something on the table? If this sounds all too familiar, chances are you’ll find dinner and more in this can-do approach to mealtime.

Aux Délices Food

Aux Délices Foods

Aux Délices is the brainchild of husband and wife team Gregory Addonizio and Debra Ponzek.  The couple opened Aux Délices in Riverside, Connecticut in 1995. The opening was warmly welcomed by a clientèle seeking finely crafted specialty foods and freshly baked desserts.

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Cookbooks by Debra Ponzek

The Dinnertime Survival Cookbook
The Family Kitchen
The Summer House Cookbook
French Food, American Accent

I love when talented chefs show us a little behind-the-scenes glimpse of their family meals. Debra Ponzek is the perfect chef to guide you through the rough-and -tumble chore of feeding your household—no one will want to leave the table.

Bobby Flay

American celebrity chef, restaurateur and reality television personality

Creative simplicity is what makes award-winning chef Debra Ponzek’s cooking so delicious and perfect for everyday. This recipe collection will be kept within arm’s reach on my kitchen shelf to enjoy with family and friends for years to come.

Sarabeth Levine

Author of Sarabeth’s Bakery, James Beard Award for Outstanding Pastry Chef

A charming book full of fresh, inspired, and tasty recipes that is sure to shake up your family’s dinner routine.

Publishers Weekly

This is a good, well-organized book, maybe even one of the better ones of its kind. Helpful and a good value for the price. And for many busy families, that combination is bound to be a winner.

The Boston Globe

Aux Délices Food

Aux Délices Darien


25 Old King’s Highway North
Goodwives Shopping Center
Darien, CT
phone: 203.662.1136
fax: 203.662.1187

Store hours:
Monday – Friday: 8:00 – 6:00
Saturday 8:00 – 6:00
Sunday 9:30 – 4:00

Aux Délices Greenwich


3 West Elm Street
Greenwich, CT
phone: 203.622.6644
fax: 203.622.0517

Store hours:
Monday – Friday: 7:00 – 6:30
Saturday 8:00 – 6:30
Sunday 8:00 – 4:00

Aux Délices Riverside


1075 East Putnam Avenue
Riverside, CT
phone: 203.698.1066
fax: 203.698.1076

Store hours:
Monday – Friday: 7:00 – 6:30
Saturday 7:00 – 6:30
Sunday 7:30 – 5:00

Aux Délices Westport


1035 Post Road East
Westport, CT
phone: 203.557.9600

Store hours:
Monday – Saturday: 8:00 – 6:00
Sunday 9:00 – 4:00

Aux Délices Westport

Downtown Westport

44 Church Lane
Westport CT
phone: 203.557.6605

Store hours:
Monday – Saturday: 8:00 – 6:00
Sunday 9:00 – 4:00


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