From 1920 to 1933 Prohibition was the law of the land. America embarked on a grand experiment to ban alcohol sales across the country. It created such problems that by 1933 the law was reversed. Frankenmuth is a major footnote in Prohibition’s checkered history.
Courtesy of Pure Michigan, posted on June 17, 2016 zehnders-sign-wtopiary-chickenFather’s Day serves as a time to be with family and share memories of the past. In Michigan, we have many distinctive family-run companies which not only maintain their roots as historic businesses, but they are paying attention to current trends and […]
Frankenmuth, Michigan, March 31, 2016 – Zehnder’s opened its doors for business on Mother’s Day, 1929, when Zehnder’s chefs served up a total of 312 chicken dinners. Since then, hundreds of thousands of guests have participated in the Mother’s Day tradition at Zehnder’s and Zehnder’s has come to know Mother’s […]
By Al Zehnder, CEO of Zehnder’s of Frankenmuth It’s hard to believe that more than 25 years ago two guys, Bill Doering and Pete Rumsey; came walking into our offices and discussed their idea of having a winter festival featuring ice and snow carvers. They thought Frankenmuth would make an […]