With a rich culture and history that represents the best of Southern Louisiana, Metairie’s bakeries truly capture the French roots of the region.
Antoine’s famous cakes are locally known with in the Metairie area as one of the best choices for cakes and sweet treats for all occasions. Their customizable cake options make your dreams come to life for that special occasion with your own unique theme, and the selection of sweet treats is unparalleled among other bakeries of its kind. The king cakes here are each handmade and decorated to perfection just in time for Mardi Gras, and their other holiday themed treats can be enjoyed all year round. Come to Antoine’s Famous Cakes for any freshly baked pastry you can imagine.
Chef Jean Luc Albin is a Metairie and New Orleans staple in the world of excellent bakers. Traditionally trained French chef grew up in the Alps region of France. He has dabbled in restaurant ownership and positions as an executive chef at multiple locations around the United States but settled in New Orleans as the owner of Maurice French Pastries. This chef was featured as one of the 93 chefs on the popular TV show “Great Chefs, Great Cities.” His knowledge and ability when it comes to baked goods knows no boundaries and is an excellent choice for any sweet craving or special order.
Chez Pierre is a locally popular café with several locations inside the city of Metairie. They offer a wide range of menu options fit for both breakfast and lunch with exciting ventures in the world of Asian fusion and authentic Vietnamese food. Aside from their breakfast croissants and vermicelli bowls, they also offer excellent choices of authentic French pastries. White chocolate Chantilly, macarons, tarts, and meringues are just some of the fine pastries you can find here. Order to go, build your own batch of cookies or cupcakes, or customize a cake to fit every craving and occasion.
Joe Gambino’s is a longtime staple of Metairie that offers homemade cakes, French breads, and even jarred olive salad. The main product of Gambino’s is their specialty made cakes which are an excellent choice for any special occasion. Gambino’s certainly does their part around Mardi Gras season with a massive selection of all different types of King Cakes. Their King Cakes are available ready made or customizable for your festive event during the season. Craving a sweet treat? They offer petit fours, doberge squares, eclairs, brownies, and many other fine desserts for your sweet tooth.
Baker Britney Walker is the brains behind B Sweet Cakes by developing her business in the heart of Metairie to celebrate all your special occasions with you. Her custom order cakes are a pillar of her business, so make sure you have your exciting ideas ready, and Britney will help you design the cake of your dreams. Her specialty flavors include variations of lemon, white chocolate, along with many others. The bakery also offers wild combinations such as fried chicken and waffles topped with your favorite fruit and whipped cream, donut topped cupcakes, and pancake topped muffins for the ultimate breakfast.