Madison Malott is a Cincinnati native, living in New York City. Her love of wine and hospitality was fostered at the local Cincinnati restaurant Pleasantry, and as a current member of the dining room team at Eleven Madison Park, she is honing her service skills as a Captain, while learning the ins and outs of a world renowned beverage program as the restaurant's coffee director and wine cellar assistant. She passed her Court of Master Sommeliers Certified Exam in 2017, and plans to sit the Advanced Exam. She spent time this fall learning about winemaking in the Willamette Valley and has aspirations of making her own wine in the future.
“Being awarded the Fuel Your Dreams scholarship is such a testament to the support of women in the wine community to push each other to chase their passions. This industry has put me in the company of some of the most incredible people, and this scholarship is only the beginning of a long, exciting journey ahead of me.”