As part of its Institute for Professional Development series, the Georgia Restaurant Association (GRA) will host a "Media Training and Crisis Management" seminar on Aug. 3. Led by foodservice public relations expert Ellen Hartman, APR, Fellow PRSA and president of Fitzgerald + Co. PR, the session aims to train restaurateurs in communicating with the media, specifically within crisis situations.

The seminar will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. at Pricci restaurant in Atlanta. For more information about the seminar or registration, visit