A Note from Gerard & Katie


We have served our customers since March 1990. We will be planning on shortening our days in order to keep ourselves healthy and continue to effectively serve you. Thank you for understanding.



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 30 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 fully catered dinners and events 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



Telephone: 301 839-2185 Fax: 301 839-9300

Tuesday and Thursday
6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Friday and Saturday
6:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Closed on Monday and Wednesday

Featured on NBC's DC Non-Stop -- see it at:

Winner of Gazette-Star 2013 Best of Prince George Readers' Favorites award


Winner of The Washingtonian 2011 Where to Find Great Food award