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Levi Roots

Musician, Chef & "Dragon Slayer"

Levi Roots is the creator of 'Reggae Reggae Sauce' and one of the recent success stories from the BBC Entrepreneur programme, Dragon's Den. His late entry into the culinary field came because of commitments to music. Levi was enjoying himself touring around the world, performing with icons such as James Brown, Dennis Brown, Michael Rose and Black Uhuru. He was nominated for a MOBO award in 1998 for his Free Your Mind album. He sang Happy Birthday to Nelson Mandela when the South African icon visited Brixton and used to play football with Bob Marley every Sunday in Battersea Park!

"Levi's story is one of the most heart-warming business success stories to date"

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In detail

Levi Roots wowed the dragons with his Reggae-Reggae sauce, taken from his Jamaican grandmother's recipe, with his unique 'all singing' marketing campaign and managed to secure an investment. He made the big time from producing his Reggae Reggae Sauce that won an exclusive contract in 2007 and was soon stocked in Sainsbury's stores across Britain becoming the chain's fastest ever selling product. Levi also released a new album and continues to feature regularly as a guest chef on cookery shows in addition to touring the country as a motivational speaker, encouraging young people to follow in his footsteps.

What he offers you

Levi famously sang about the virtues of his Reggae Reggae Sauce and became, without doubt, the most famous participant on the show. His success has meant that he has become a spokesperson for both Caribbean cuisine, as well as more generally for entrepreneurship amongst the black community. He has visited hundreds of schools to encourage young children to adopt a positive approach and to show that you can succeed from humble beginnings. He encourages his audiences to continue to strive towards their goals, passing on advice and anecdotes about the world of business.

How he presents

The most memorable contestant on Dragons' Den, Levi has experienced a phenomenal rise to fame, however remains very down-to-earth and highly inspirational for his wide ranging audiences.

Languages

He presents in English.

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Topics

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Motivation
  • Caribbean Cuisine
  • Music
  • Add Spice to Your Business

Publications

  • 2009
    Caribbean Food Made Easy
  • 2008
    Reggae Reggae Cookbook

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