Neal Bodenheimer

Neal Bodenheimer was born and raised in New Orleans. In 2009, he opened his first cocktail bar, Cure, on a flood-damaged stretch of Freret Street. Since then, he has opened several more bars in New Orleans, including Cane & Table, Bellocq, Vals, and Dauphine’s, which is in Washington, D.C. In 2018 Cure won a James Beard Award for Best Bar Program. He is the cochair of the board of directors for the Tales of the Cocktail Foundation, a leader in the global cocktail community committed to educating, advancing, and supporting the hospitality industry around the world.
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