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.

About Debra Ponzek

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.

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The Family Kitchen

The Family Kitchen

Want to prepare one meal the entire family will actually eat? Get your children to finish their vegetables? Spend more quality time with your kids?

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The Summer House Cookbook

The Summer House Cookbook

Whether your summer house is a beach-side bungalow, a lakeside cottage, or a year-round retreat, cooking for family and friends while on vacation can be a delight—if you know how to keep it simple.

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French Food, American Accent

French Food, American Accent

The most acclaimed new interpreter of French cuisine since Alice Waters shares the techniques and the philosophy behind her award-winning approach to French food.

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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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Memorial Day Recipes from Aux Delices Foods

Memorial Day is the day we remember those who’ve fought for our freedom in America. This holiday is also when we kick off summer. Summer is the season of backyard barbecues which means there’s no better way to celebrate Memorial Day than with a barbecue. There are...

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Aux Delices Foods New Westport Location

When you own a business like Aux Delices Foods, the scariest thing is the best thing, growth. Adding new locations can be a very trying time in the restaurant business. Luckily, adding an Aux Delices Foods new Westport location has been an amazing experience. What...

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Best Aux Delices Salads

Aux Delices Foods opened its doors in 1995 and became an instant hit amongst the locals. The goal of Aux Delices Foods has always been to provide fresh, healthy, excellent foods to clientele who wanted a convenient way to eat healthily. Every meal is designed and...

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Aux Delices Orzo Salad

This Aux Delices orzo salad is one of Debra’s best-sellers at her shop, and so many of her customers have asked for the recipe that she promised to include it in her cookbook. So here it is! Half of its party popularity is due to its compatibility with everything from...

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Cookbooks by Debra Ponzek

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


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


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


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


1035 Post Road East
Westport, CT
phone: 203.557.9600

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


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