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June 21, 2016

All in the Family: 4 of Michigan’s Iconic Multi-Generational Businesses by Pure Michigan

Courtesy of Pure Michigan, posted on June 17, 2016 zehnders-sign-wtopiary-chickenFather’s Day serves as a time to be with family and share memories of the past. In Michigan, we have many distinctive family-run companies which not only maintain their roots as historic businesses, but they are paying attention to current trends and […]
March 31, 2016

Zehnder’s 2016 Mother of the Year Contest

Frankenmuth, 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 […]
January 27, 2016

Zehnder’s Snowfest – 25th Anniversary

By Al Zehnder, CEO of Zehnder’s of Frankenmuth It’s hard to believe that more than 25 years ago two guys, Bill Doering and Pete Rumsey; came walking into our offices and discussed their idea of having a winter festival featuring ice and snow carvers. They thought Frankenmuth would make an […]
June 24, 2015

Ten Years Already!!!

By Al Zehnder, CEO of Zehnder’s of Frankenmuth It’s a tired cliché, but time sure does fly. July 2015 marks 10 years since we introduced Zehnder’s Splash Village to our guests. Since our official opening on June 17, 2005 with 146 rooms and nearly 20,000 square feet of indoor water […]