About Desserts by Gerard

Fine Baked Goods, Pastries and Catering Since 1990

A Note from Gerard and Katie

Desserts by Gerard, a family owned and operated retail bakery, provides quality baked goods, pastries and catering for your personal and business needs. We feature products created by world renowned pastry chef, Gerard Huet.

Gerard’s experience, of more than 45 years, includes positions as pastry chef for numerous critically acclaimed restaurants including:

  • Jean-Louis restaurant, Watergate Hotel, Washington, DC
  • The Beverly Pavilion Hotel, Beverly Hills, California
  • The Key Biscayne Hotel, Miami, Florida
  • The Grand Hotel, St. Jean de Luz, France

We deliver a wide range of services and food products. From fantastic catered items to meals enhanced with our fine pastries, breads, cakes and pies.

Don’t just take our word….

… Residents rave about the mousse cups, sandwiches and croissants at Desserts by Gerard, a bakery in nearby Oxon Hill.”  Washingtonian Magazine GREATPLACES

“… so whether you are looking for a delectable dessert, a simple croissant, or a good caterer, Desserts by Gerard fills the bill.”  Washington Post

“… I can taste… the fresh ingredients definitely make a difference.”  Gazette Lifestyles

We are happy that we have had the opportunity to be a part of our community and beyond, allowing others to experience  the art of fine pastries from France.