Zehnder's Update: Zehnder's Splash Village Hotel & Waterpark and Zehnder's Restaurant, Foodstore and Bakery is closed until 11:59 pm on April 13, 2020. Click here for details. Thank you for your patience during this time!
5,000 Mother’s Day diners expected May 12 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 […]
By Al Zehnder, CEO of Zehnder’s of Frankenmuth [PHOTOS] Our current Tap Room was part of the 1948 expansion that included a larger lobby, updated bathrooms, a coat room and increased dining space – essentially the whole north wing of Zehnder’s. By 1954, Leonard Zehnder had commissioned Flint artist Steve […]
By Al Zehnder, CEO of Zehnder’s of Frankenmuth My grandfather, William Zehnder, Sr. and my grandmother Emilie purchased what was then The New Exchange Hotel in December of 1928. So I would imagine that negotiations for the building were in full swing, if not completed, by the fall of 1928, […]
We had been working with Walter and Maria Palmer, the owners of what was then the Bavarian Haus Motel, on various packages and cross promotions of our respective properties. Over the years they also became great friends of our family. As they neared retirement, discussions began whether or not Zehnder’s […]