Recognition is Nice!

al-svsu-award-2016By Al Zehnder, CEO of Zehnder’s of Frankenmuth

We don’t work everyday hoping for awards, plaques or trophies but it’s nice when our collective effort as a team is noticed. We were fortunate to have been recognized twice in the last month.
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Executive Chef John Zehnder Awarded Prestigious Lawrence Conti Chair Achievement Award

john zehnder hermann rusch award2Executive Chef John Zehnder, CEC, AAC, HGT has been chosen to receive the 2016 American Academy of Chefs –  Lawrence A. Conti, CEC, AAC, HOF Chair’s Achievement Award.

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Zehnder’s Splash Village Hotel and Waterpark Named Winner in 2016 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards for Hotels

2015-Splash-062 sj-smallerFRANKENMUTH MI – March 5, 2016 – Zehnder’s Splash Village Hotel and Waterpark has been recognized as a winner in the Hotels for Families category of the 2016 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice™ awards for Hotels, ranking number 18 out of 25 in the nation. For the 14th year, TripAdvisor has highlighted the world’s top properties based on the millions of reviews and opinions collected in a single year from travelers around the globe. Winners were identified in the categories of Top Hotels, Bargain, B&Bs and Inns, Luxury, Service and Small Hotels. The hallmarks of Travelers’ Choice winners are remarkable service, quality and value.
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Springtime Means Golf Season!

the-fortress-25-years[VIDEO] Are you ready for some golf? Well the season is almost here. Get your clubs ready for another great year at The Fortress golf course. It is hard to believe but the 2016 season marks the 25th anniversary of The Fortress! We anticipate opening the course during the 1st week of April.

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Like us and Enter to Win a $250 Zehnder’s Gift Card in Zehnder’s 4th Annual #MomandMe Contest!

1stplace-momandme2015When you look at your mother/daughter, do you feel like you are looking in the mirror? Now is your chance to show off your mini-me! In celebration of Mother’s Day, Zehnder’s of Frankenmuth will be hosting the fourth annual “#MomandMe” Look-Alike Photo Contest on our official Facebook fan page, Zehnder’s of Frankenmuth.
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Zehnder’s Mother of the Year Contest

facebookFrankenmuth, 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 Day as one of the busiest days of the year.
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Our Cure for Cabin Fever

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By Al Zehnder, CEO of Zehnder’s of Frankenmuth

Hey we’ve had a pretty mild winter in my estimation. While we’ve had our share of cold and snow; it just seems it’s not been as nasty as in past winters. That doesn’t mean we might not be suffering from a mild case of cabin fever, particularly when Mother Nature teases us with an occasional mild day signaling Spring is on its way.
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Spring Happenings at Zehnder’s Marketplace…

IMG_4864[PHOTOS] Come visit Zehnder’s Foodstore and Bakery located in the lower level of Zehnder’s Restaurant and see our bright clean new store. Our remodel started on February 1st and was completed in record time with everything going very smoothly. The ceiling tiles and old light fixtures were removed, the ceiling painted, and new LED lights installed. Come visit us and check it out!

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Dress in Your Sunday Best, We’ll do the Rest!

easter-dinner1-520x345Remember when your little sister received a new bonnet or Easter dress? Or when your little brother got a new suit and tie? Mom and Dad were so proud to show off their well-dressed kids at church even when smudges of chocolate bunny ended up on the new clothes. Easter is said to be the most well-attended Sunday service of the year for Christian churches.

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Zehnder’s Snowfest Impressions 2016 Contest Winners

snow-impressions2016[PHOTOS] Zehnder’s of Frankenmuth hosted the annual Snowfest Impressions photo contest giveaway during January and February. The Snowfest Committee chose three finalists based on subject matter relating to Zehnder’s Snowfest. All three photos were uploaded to the Zehnder’s social media fan pages and voted on by fans.
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