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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
As I walked into Zehnder’s Main Dining Room on Thanksgiving to see how things were going, the Andy Williams classic; “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” was playing over our sound system. I found myself humming the tune for about a half hour.