Our Team

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

Our Team

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

shirley store front


Chocolate consultant
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…


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. “

Larry from of store

Larry Walters

Owner and Digital Chocolatier

Larry is a life long Virginian, and has lived in the Warrenton or Culpeper area his whole life.

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…

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!”