Neil Rankin

Neil Rankin

Contributor and Chef-founder

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Creating a successful chain restaurant takes skill, says Neil Rankin

29 March 2022 by

Neil Rankin shares his thoughts on how successful chain restaurants are formed, and why many chefs don't have the right mentality to create them

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Inside track: Deal with mistakes before they happen, says Neil Rankin

17 February 2022 by

Rather than making up for past mistakes, why not deal with them head on before they happen, asks Neil Rankin

Neil Rankin asks why anyone would want to work in hospitality In-Depth

Neil Rankin asks why anyone would want to work in hospitality

25 May 2021 by

With the industry facing staffing shortages, Neil Rankin asks what we’re doing to make our businesses[...]

Difference equals interesting, says Neil Rankin, whether you’re talking about people or pastries Business

Difference equals interesting, says Neil Rankin, whether you’re talking about people or pastries

13 April 2021 by

There was a time in my life when I worked for an insurance company in Manchester.

Neil Rankin says it’s time to admit tastes can change and palates can adapt In-Depth

Neil Rankin says it’s time to admit tastes can change and palates can adapt

02 March 2021 by

It’s not the food that’s offputting, it’s your reaction to it, says Neil Rankin.

Neil Rankin makes his first New Year's Resolution In-Depth

Neil Rankin makes his first New Year's Resolution

12 January 2021 by

For 2021, it’s only worth making an effort about the things you really care about, says[...]

Inside track: Neil Rankin stays at the Catfish hotel In-Depth

Inside track: Neil Rankin stays at the Catfish hotel

18 August 2020 by

While certain services might be impossible right now, it’s vital that you manage customers’ expectations and[...]

Inside track: it's time to deal with no-shows, says Neil Rankin Business

Inside track: it's time to deal with no-shows, says Neil Rankin

14 July 2020 by

It’s time to stop moaning about the stuff we can fix, such as the perennial problem[...]

Inside track: Neil Rankin says the future is already here In-Depth

Inside track: Neil Rankin says the future is already here

09 June 2020 by

Those who embrace change will survive, even if it may not be what we all want,[...]

Inside track: will the new normal be a change for the better, asks Neil Rankin In-Depth

Inside track: will the new normal be a change for the better, asks Neil Rankin

05 May 2020 by

Although we’re all hoping for a return to normality, Neil Rankin is holding out for a[...]

Neil Rankin: Why creating the cronut is hardly finding the Higgs boson In-Depth

Neil Rankin: Why creating the cronut is hardly finding the Higgs boson

25 February 2020

Taking someone else’s idea and passing it off as your own isn’t rocket science, but you probably don’t know you’re doing it anyway, says Neil Rankin

Inside Track: did 2019 kill the foodie scene, asks Neil Rankin In-Depth

Inside Track: did 2019 kill the foodie scene, asks Neil Rankin

21 January 2020

Neil Rankin is sick of the ‘Instagram chef wank’ and hopes for more restaurant innovation in 2020

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The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.

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