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October 19, 2016
Zehnder's of Frankenmuth neon sign since September of 1936

Eighty and Still Working

She's worked every day of the week and every weekend. She has worked every holiday without fail. Since 1936, she has stood in front of our building, rain or shine, and greeted each guest, young and old from each state of the union and from nations around the world. She uses the same five words every day. Our guests take pictures of her nearly every day. My wife and I included her in our wedding photos. My niece thought enough of her to include her in her high school senior pictures.
October 18, 2016
Springerle and Lebkuchen cookies make great holiday treats

The Holidays are Almost Here!

By Executive Chef John Zehnder, CEC, ACE, AAC, HGT I can’t believe it’s almost the holiday season! ‘The most wonderful time of the year’! The holidays are all about family, food and traditions. Traditions are important when it comes to Christmas, especially if you’re of German heritage. And…at top the list of […]
October 22, 2015

3rd Annual Why I Like Zehnder’s Contest Winner Announced…

Zehnder’s is all about traditions and family and we asked our fans and followers to tell us their favorite Zehnder’s memories in the third annual Why I Like Zehnder’s contest. After receiving over 1,000 submissions, we have a winner! Kirsten J., of Marion, Ohio won the ultimate Zehnder’s experience which […]
September 28, 2016
Palmer Frankenmuth Gateway Arch

Palmer Frankenmuth Gateway Arch

When Walter and Maria Palmer came to Frankenmuth in the early 1970’s, they were in search of a community in which they could establish a lodging business. They were introduced to Wally Bronner and eventually purchased a piece of property from him on the south side of Frankenmuth, just north of the famous Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland.