Dealing With The Media For Restaurant & Bar Professionals

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Dealing With The Media For Restaurant & Bar Professionals
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NEW SESSION THIS MONDAY in the Montrose/Downtown/Midtown area (at The Maple Leaf Pub)! Fee includes lunch.

Please note that only one more of these is planned in the foreseeable future and it will be in The Woodlands area.

Lunch & Learn: Dealing With The Media For Restaurant & Bar Industry Professionals


Do ever wonder how to get the media to pay attention to your work? Have you sent press releases and no one called? Do you wonder whether a PR firm is worth the expense and aren’t sure what to expect from one? Do you feel like you were taken advantage of or treated poorly by a media person... but aren't sure whether or not you really were?

In this lunchtime seminar, learn the ins and outs—as well as the dos and don’ts—of dealing with the media, as well as what to expect and not expect from them. The following topics will be covered:

• The View From The Media Side
• Press Releases and What To Know Before Sending
• How To Treat Your News
• Do You Need A PR Firm?
• Photography Needs & Expectations
• Media Invitations/Media Dinners
• The Politics of Media
• Ethical Food Journalism
• Question & Answer Session

The cost for the seminar is $49 per person and includes lunch. Tickets must be purchased in advance online and space is limited. PURCHASE LINK:

Questions? Email Phaedra Cook at

"When working with the press, its exceedingly important to understand how they work, and Phaedra knows better than anyone. Whether you're dealing with Eater Houston or Bon Appetit, this seminar is a guided tour for successfully handling PR." —Hal Brock, Bartender and President of the Houston Chapter of the United States Bartending Guild
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