Neal Bodenheimer

Neal Bodenheimer

Neal Bodenheimer is the Managing Partner of CureCo, the acclaimed group behind Cure, Cane & Table, and VALS in New Orleans; Partner of Dauphine’s in Washington, DC; and Operator of newly opened Peychaud’s at the hotel Maison de Ville.

A New Orleans native, Bodenheimer discovered his passion for the beverage industry during his very first bar job at just 18 years of age. After graduating from the University of Texas at Austin, he embarked on a year-long trip around the world to explore global food and beverage traditions. Eager to put his experience to work, Bodenheimer then moved to New York City, where he worked for six years at respected restaurant groups including Steve Hanson’s B.R. Guest Corporation and Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group.

In 2018, Bodenheimer took the helm of the Tales of the Cocktail Foundation, the non-profit which hosts the premier, global Tales of the Cocktail conference. He continues to serve as Co-Chair of the Board of Directors for the organization, working to further the foundation’s efforts to  educate, support and advance the global hospitality industry.