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Meet the team!

Audrey Valerio - Pastry Chef, Wife, Mom

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Hello! My name is Audrey Valerio. I've always had passion for sweets and I turned that passion into a career. I graduated with honors from the Art Institute of Washington in Arlington, VA. After graduating in 2007, I have been working around the DC metropolitan area - neighborhood restaurants, boutique hotels, luxury hotels, and catering.

Becoming a mom in 2019 made me realize that I'd like to work on something with my family. My husband, Nuvee, who is also a chef, works as my part time Sous Chef and cake artist. We are hoping that one day our little ones will help out in the kitchen (but hopefully not eat all the cookie dough!). We started a small cake studio in our home in Fort Washington, MD and we are hoping to have a larger kitchen in the next few years!

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Nuvee
- Chef, Husband, Dad

Hello! My name is Nuvee. I have been a chef around the DC metropolitan area, working at luxury hotels, neighborhood restaurants, and country clubs.  

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Nico
- Quality Control, Sprinkle Eater, Son

Hello! My name is Nico. I'm in charge of making sure Mama is always baking extra cake. I'm responsible for eating any sprinkles that fall off the cake!

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Naya -
Cookie Thief, Daughter

Hello! My name is Naya. I love everything Mama makes and I'm responsible for modeling with the cakes!

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