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June 30, 2017
Zehnder's new Eggplant Parmesan and Chicken Pot Pie

NEW Spring and Summer Menus 2017

By Al Zehnder, CEO of Zehnder’s of Frankenmuth Our chefs are always thinking of or testing new menu items. Sometimes in response to changing dietary needs, customer demand, or something just isn’t working with an existing offering. We’re always tweaking our menu, putting something on or taking something off. We […]
June 14, 2017
Order of the Golden Toque members

Honorable Order of the Golden Toque

(A Toque is the Tall White Chef’s Hat) By Executive Chef John Zehnder, CEC, AAC, HGT I attended the annual convention and reunion of the Honorable Order of the Golden Toque in Baton Rouge, June 7th through the 10th. The Golden Toque honors top chefs in the United States, membership […]
April 14, 2017
Zehnder's 2016 Mother of the Year - Shirley Zanley

Zehnder’s Mother of the Year Contest Celebrates 25 Years!

Pictured above left to right: Zehnder’s 2016 Mother of the Year – Shirley Zanley, daughter Cherilyn Piazza and John Shelton, Zehnder’s V.P. of Marketing and Sales 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 […]
March 27, 2017

Zehnder’s Early Lodging History

Pictured above: Family friend and long time resident of Zehnder’s; Carl Knieling. By Al Zehnder, CEO of Zehnder’s of Frankenmuth During the 1930’s, Frankenmuth was a common stop for transients; single men looking for work. My grandmother, Emilie Bickel Zehnder, was never one to turn away an empty stomach and often […]