RISER TRAINING NOW INCLUDES AN APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM

BEDFORD HEIGHTS, Ohio -- Riser Foods here has just launched a training program designed to give the chain a steady supply of bakery employees at all skill levels.Like most retailers, Riser is looking to slow the turnover rate in entry-level positions, but it also faces replacing a number of journeymen bakers when they reach retirement age. Above the entry level, turnover is low.Riser's units are situated

BEDFORD HEIGHTS, Ohio -- Riser Foods here has just launched a training program designed to give the chain a steady supply of bakery employees at all skill levels.

Like most retailers, Riser is looking to slow the turnover rate in entry-level positions, but it also faces replacing a number of journeymen bakers when they reach retirement age. Above the entry level, turnover is low.

Riser's units are situated in a market area where scratch baking is the norm, even among in-store

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