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Gourmet confections that will tempt your senses. Give in to the temptation.

We offer the smoothest Belgian chocolates, the most luscious caramels, eye popping desserts and so much more.

Our Bestsellers

Discover over 50 varieties of handmade chocolate and candy treats, including decadent truffles, caramels and more

Our Team

Meet the people that work tirelessly to bring your wildest confectionary dreams to life with unique passion and skill

Nicole

Chocolate Consultant

“Working at The Frenchman’s Corner lets me have wonderful interactions with customers while helping them find delicious treats for themselves, their family, and friends. “

Mary Alice

Senior Chocolate Consultant

“Love working at the Frenchman’s Corner and seeing how happy our customers are when they buy our chocolates and other goodies!”

Edward Hanlin

boutique owner

Fine food and sweets have always been of special interest to Edward. So, when the opportunity to take over The Frenchman’s Corner, it seemed like a perfect opportunity to join the retail community in Culpeper.

Marc at counter

Marc Oremiatzki-Ast

The Original Frenchman & Founder

I remember visiting my aunt in Liege Belgium as a teenager and getting a couple of Neuhaus chocolates. That memory combined with many life events is what lead me to open the Frenchman’s Corner. Words could never express the feeling…

Like most children, I had dreams about what I wanted to be when I grew up and it certainly wasn’t in the direction of business ownership.  However,  life takes us up and down many paths and most are filled with…

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FOR ANY OCCASION

Presents with a Touch of Luxury

Explore our range of gift boxes for any occasion when you need to send someone out of the area that “special little something.”

Marc and Meg
Marc Oremiatzki-Ast is a French-born naturalized U.S. citizen and Meg, his American born wife, worked in the brick and mortar retail business for over 15-years selling high-end brand chocolates manufactured both in Belgium and in the United States.

FOUNDER

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Marzipan

Marzipan is a confection consisting primarily of sugar or honey and almond meal (ground almonds), sometimes augmented with almond oil or extract.

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Shelf Life of Chocolate

Chocolate is treat that so many of us love and crave, however, it seems that many admirers do not understand the shelf life of chocolate. It actually has a fairly long shelf life, lasting for six months to a year depending upon whether it is milk or dark chocolate and if it includes any additives like coconut, nuts or dried fruit.

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Panettone

From Italy, we have one option that is said to be about 500 years old, Panettone. It is typically, a tall light and fluffy bread made with butter eggs, dried raisins, pieces of orange and lemon or lime juice with a tall paper wrap to help keep its shape.