ITHACA, N.Y.(WENY)-- Tompkins Connect annual holds an award ceremony called the Fab Five. They select five young adults in the community from different institutions in the business and academic world. The winners are all different but have similar drive and ambitions. This years Entrepreneur of the year was awarded to Sarah Barden, the owner and a tour guide for Ithaca is foodies. 

"This business is my love letter to the Ithaca community, I grew up here, I'm really lucky to still live here and we have two complementary goals with Ithaca is foodies. One is to connect people to Ithaca through creative and delicious cuisine. And the other is to support our local community and small businesses," says Sarah Barden, Ithaca is Foodies owner and tour guide.

Her and her husband started this business together from the ground up and have an amazing time introducing Ithaca's food and culture to those who take the tours. They started the business in May of 2017 and have watched it grow and prosper since, with the help and corporation from Ithaca's community. For more information about Ithaca is Foodies and to book a tour with them, click here for the official link.