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Desserts by Gerard: Traditional Confections Crafted by a World-Traveled Baker

Gerard Huet spent decades years working as the pastry chef at hotels all over the world before opening Desserts by Gerard in Oxon Hill. The Grand Hotel in France, The Beverly Pavilion Hotel in Beverly Hills, and the Watergate Hotel in Washington, DC are just a few of the establishments where he honed his craft. Now as the head baker…

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Desserts by Gerard Has Served Decadent Cakes for Over 26 Years

Desserts by Gerard has kindly served delicious cakes to customers for over 26 years, and long-time patrons say these sweet confections have only gotten better over time. This family-owned and operated establishment bakes pastries, cakes, pies, and more under the watchful eye of world renowned pastry chef, Gerard Huet. Two large fridges stocked with sandwiches provide filling meals for visitors…

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Find Something Sweet and Decadent at Desserts by Gerard

Desserts by Gerard has served the Oxen Hill community since March of 1990. For over 25 years, this Maryland landmark has delivered wholesome breakfast options, tasty lunch dishes, and quality desserts for its countless regular guests. While Desserts by Gerard is a bakery by design, it opens early every morning to serve quality breakfast items as well. Menus consist of…

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