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April 26, 2022
Chickendinner Server

Mother’s Day

By Al Zehnder, CEO of Zehnder’s of Frankenmuth First celebrated in the US in 1907, President Woodrow Wilson designated the second Sunday in May as a national holiday to honor mothers in 1914. We consider Mother’s Day our Founders Day as my grandparents first opened our doors to mothers on […]
April 6, 2022
Mother Of The Year

Zehnder’s Mother of the Year Contest Celebrates 29 Years

5,000 Mother’s Day diners expected May 8th FRANKENMUTH MI – April 2022 – 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, […]
March 18, 2022
The Mill

The Mill

By Al Zehnder, CEO of Zehnder’s of Frankenmuth About 1847, brothers Johann George and Johann Mathias Hubinger built a dam of logs and stones across the Cass River (at the same spot as the current rock ramp) in hopes of generating enough power to operate a flour and lumber mill. […]
February 22, 2022
Flooding 2022

Why Three Steps?

By Al Zehnder, CEO of Zehnder’s of Frankenmuth I’ve taken those three steps hundreds of thousands of times. Guests and staff members use them daily. They are the three steps just to the north of our Guest Services office connecting our 1948 addition (our north wing) to our existing building […]