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Croaker's will provide bait/fishing tackle, food and drink, and additional future services to the Woodland Beach state park and pier.

  • Stage Concept Only
  • Industry Food and Beverage
  • Location Smyrna, DE, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Employees 4

Company Summary

Croakers is named after a common variety of fish in Delaware waters. Woodland Beach state park has an existing handicapped accessible fishing pier and boat ramp near Smyrna, Delaware. An abandoned restaurant property next to the state park is currently available. We plan to renovate the property in stages, and provide services to the patrons of the state park. Currently, no facilities are available within a reasonable drive of the park.


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    Kenneth w. Barron

    Extensive background including restaurant management, food prep, commercial and sport fishing, and building renovation and restoration. Certified mold technician trained in food safety and health. Ken qualifies as a minority business owner due to his Hispanic heritage.

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    Joyce M. Barron
    General Manager

    Certified project manager (PMP) with a summa cum laude degree in business management. Extensive experience in business planning and coaching, sales training, finance, and IT. Joyce qualifies as a minority business owner due to her status as an individual with disabilities and her gender.