Owner Michael Walker, much better known as “Mickey” moved to Bethany Beach from Olney, Maryland in 1989. His parents had a beach house in Ocean City, Maryland where he spent many summers along the shore. In the 1980’s Mickey began working around steamed crabs at the Olney pub. This is where he began his experience to what would later propel him into owning his very own crab house. Additionally, his mother Mary was a caterer and Mickey would often help her. She has been a tremendous influence and inspiration for the beginning of Mickey’s. When Mickey had discovered the property in Bethany Beach for sale, he knew it was time to begin a new venture in life! Formally an icecream shop, with only a handful of picnic tables, his dream began to develop and grow. He couldn’t imagine doing anything else. Besides making improvements to the crabhouse in the off-season, Mickey loves fishing and football- Go Redskins! He also has three beautiful children whom he also enjoys spending time with.
Amy Rice is a native of Sussex County who was raised in Selbyville, De and moved to Bethany Beach as a teenager. She began working at Mickey’s in 1994 and later entered into business partnership with Mickey. She is a culinary graduate of L’Academie De Cuisine in Gaithersburg, Md and also has a bachelor’s degree from Liberty University. Her passion for food as well as serving and helping people is something that has always been with her. She has worked in various local restaurant establishments throughout her life from the time she was just 15 years old. Amy has four children of her own and enjoys spending time with her family. She believes that no matter what she is doing, that it should be done wholeheartedly and that is something she tries to instill in others. Outside of the restaurant, Amy loves learning new things and doing mission work. Currently during the off-season she is pursuing a graduate degree and loves to travel.