2019 Destination Madison Awards

The annual, peer-selected Destination Madison Awards, held June 25, honored recipients in the hotel, restaurant, and attractions areas of hospitality, and were an opportunity to recognize those individuals and businesses who make Dane County an exceptional place for visitors. Award winners were: Rising Star Award — Julianne Lind, The Madison Club; Rising Star Student Award — Carolyn Kosabucki, Madison College; Front Line Service Award — Aureliano Montes, Canteen; Behind the Scenes Service Award — Musab Naji, Hampton Inn of Madison–East Towne Mall; Shining Star Award — Food Fight Restaurant Group and Olbrich Botanical Gardens; and Distinguished Achievement Award — Rita Kelliher, Madison Festivals Inc. Photos by Focal Flame Photography. (For information on getting your event featured in the IB Gallery, email jason@ibmadison.com.)