Zehnder’s Mother of the Year Contest

Frankenmuth, Michigan, April 10, 2015 – 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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Celebrate Spring

By Al Zehnder, CEO of Zehnder’s of Frankenmuth

Having flirted with a week or so of mild temperatures it was rather disappointing when I awoke this morning to a fresh blanket of snow. I’m not one of those individuals that look forward to winter and when it seems to hang on well into March, it’s like company that has overstayed their welcome.
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Friday Night Seafood Buffet Extended

Executive Chef John Zehnder, CEC, AAC, HGT

Wow, it doesn’t seem possible that Easter is here! I’d like to personally thank everyone who attended the Z Chef’s Café Friday night seafood buffet. We had a very successful Lenten season. Normally we end our seafood buffet on Good Friday, but due to the large number of requests, we’re going to extend it three more weeks. Click here to view April’s menus. So mark your calendar and plan on coming Friday, April 10, 17 and 24.

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

Remember 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.
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Are You Ready for Some Golf?

After another long winter, The Fortress is ready and would like to welcome Kyle Martin to the Zehnder’s team as our new Golf Pro. Kyle is a P.G.A. Professional and completed his Management and Golf degree at Ferris State University. Most recently, he has worked with the King Par Golf Academy and conducted their instructional programs and individual lessons. Also in 2014, he coordinated The Fortress Junior Golf Program so he is no stranger to our organization.
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Like us and Enter to Win a $250 Zehnder’s Gift Card in Zehnder’s 3rd Annual #MomandMe Contest!

When 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 third annual “#MomandMe” Look-Alike Photo Contest on our official Facebook fan page, www.facebook.com/zehnders.
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Sixty Four Days Until Launch

By Al Zehnder, CEO of Zehnder’s of Frankenmuth

I was having lunch in Z-Chef’s Café, on the lower level of Zehnder’s, the other day when I noticed one of our regular customers Eric. Eric travels throughout Michigan and I believe the Midwest as the marine insurance expert for a local insurance company.
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Zehnder’s Bakery Staff Offers Hands-On How-To Classes for Spring

March is here and if you are like me, you must be getting tired of this cold and snowy weather and want to see some sign of spring. Well, we have a way to get rid of the “winter blahs” and put you in the mood for spring. Our talented bakery staff has been
working on some delightful recipes and treats for Spring and Easter that we know will excite you.

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Chef John Zehnder’s Culinary Dinner “What’s Old is New Again”

By Executive Chef John Zehnder, CEC, AAC, HGT

On Friday, March 27 I’ll be hosting my spring cooking class. If you’ve attended in the past, you know that I do things a little different. It’s not the traditional “and now you put the butter in the sauté pan”, but rather a series of dinner courses specially selected to allow the attendee to learn about and experience the unique food items I’ve selected.
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Snowfest Impressions Contest Winners

Zehnder’s of Frankenmuth hosted a Snowfest photo contest giveaway called “Snowfest Impressions” during January and February. The Snowfest Committee chose three finalists
based on subject matter relating to Zehnder’s Snowfest 2015. All three photos were uploaded to the official Zehnder’s of Frankenmuth Facebook fan page and voted on by fans.
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