Local cake and confection pro Beth Biundo is opening Beth Biundo Sweets in June in the space formerly occupied by butcher Cleaver & Co at 3817 Baronne St.

[jump] Biundo was the pastry chef at Lilette for a decade and has been running a special-order pastry and cake operation since 2014. The new Uptown store will be her first brick-and-mortar venture.

The bakery will serve whole cakes and individual slices, cookies, tarts, pound cakes, packaged candies (including caramelized chocolate almonds), seasonal items, coffee and house-made ice cream. Guests will be able to order cakes for birthdays and weddings, as well as dine in at the retail spot, which will also sell greeting cards and small gifts.