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April 14, 2017
Zehnder's 2016 Mother of the Year - Shirley Zanley

Zehnder’s Mother of the Year Contest Celebrates 25 Years!

Pictured above left to right: Zehnder’s 2016 Mother of the Year – Shirley Zanley, daughter Cherilyn Piazza and John Shelton, Zehnder’s V.P. of Marketing and Sales 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 […]
March 27, 2017

Zehnder’s Early Lodging History

Pictured above: Family friend and long time resident of Zehnder’s; Carl Knieling. By Al Zehnder, CEO of Zehnder’s of Frankenmuth During the 1930’s, Frankenmuth was a common stop for transients; single men looking for work. My grandmother, Emilie Bickel Zehnder, was never one to turn away an empty stomach and often […]
January 26, 2017

Get Out of the House!

By Al Zehnder, CEO of Zehnder’s of Frankenmuth With only 28 days, February is the shortest month of the year. Wouldn’t it be a good idea, and seem as though winter passed a bit quicker, if the first 3 or 4 months of the year only had 28 days? And […]
December 23, 2016

A Clean Slate

By Al Zehnder, CEO of Zehnder’s of Frankenmuth Many businesses and certainly some individuals use the New Year to wipe the slate clean. To start over. Begin again. A time to solve the problems or issues that just weren’t addressed last year. At Zehnder’s, we’re really no different. From the […]