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Trainees Wanted - Germany looks to Bulgaria for help

A traditional restaurant in the small Bavarian town of Deggendorf has turned to Bulgaria to find trainees to work in its kitchens. It's a steep learning curve for the new recruits. Traditional Bavarian dishes like "Zwiebelrostbraten" are a whole new world. But the initiative has been a success.

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The restaurant was not able to find suitable apprentices closer to home. It's become a widespread problem in Germany. So, in 2011 the town of Deggendorf started going abroad to find fresh talent. Report by Claudia Laszczak.