Through months of prayers and conversations, Joey sells Joey’s Custard to two of his closest friends and prayer partners, Erik and Elizabeth Dellenback who have 5 children, two of whom have worked at Joey’s for years. The Dellenback family is fully committed to ensuring that the Joey’s Custard culture continues in a way that will honor the Lord and serve the community and its visitors.
The Zebra ownership family takes a huge leap of faith and invests in a Sanibel Local, 24-year-old Army veteran Joey Almeida and his mom Debi by selling them the shop...For a deal they could not refuse 🙂 This launches the name change to Joey’s Custard. Joey and his mom, Debi, create a culture that invests in the youth and young adults who represent this island and its neighboring towns. They pour their hearts into creating a welcoming atmosphere all while serving up the most premium ice cream and delicious homemade custard. Joey’s becomes known for hiring young professionals and training them up to provide the exceptional customer service you experience at Joey’s Custard everyday.
A Sanibel family from Europe launches a frozen yogurt shop named Zebra and begins serving frozen treats to Sanibel from our incredible spot in Baileys Center.