Neil is the chef behind Temper Soho and Temper City. Temper won best newcomer at the OFM Awards in 2017. Temper Soho is an open fire-pit restaurant serving up barbecue with a South American influence - tacos, tortillas and mezcal. Temper City serves up barbecue with an Indian influence - offering curry, tandoor and roti breads.
Before opening Temper, Neil Rankin had cooked at Rhodes 24 and Chez Bruce, Barbecoa, Pitt Cue and John Salt. Neil opened Smokehouse in 2013 and a second Smokehouse in 2015 as well as Bad Egg, all in London. Neil is also a regular at Meatopia and part of London Union.