Liam is an Emmy award-winning host and a producer for CBS 5 TV’s Eye on The Bay, which airs nightly at 7 p.m. on KPIX.
Born in London to Irish parents, Liam Mayclem is an Irishman with an English accent.
Since the launch of the show in 2005 Liam has travelled to Australia, Canada and many major cities across America.
He has cooked with the world’s top chef’s; Thomas Keller, Tyler Florence, Martin Yan, Cat Cora and many more.
Every bit the music fan, Liam’s favorite event each year is The Grammys, which he covers for CBS 5.
He has interviewed music royalty: BB King, Ringo Starr, Sting, Tony Bennett and many more.
Well known for his “Cheap Eats” series, Liam loves to find as he puts it, “good nosh for cheap.”
“This is pants down the best gig in TV. I get paid to have fun and turn viewers on to the unique people and places around the Bay and beyond,” says Liam.
Liam’s broadcasting career began at the age of 16, reading cricket scores at County Sound Radio, Guildford in Southern England.
His TV career kicked into gear in 1989 when he joined Channel TV on the island of Jersey, UK as a News Announcer and reporter. He left the island in 1994 and ventured west to get a piece of the “American dream”.
First stop was TechTV as a show host. Then Liam landed at KRON 4 as the morning liveshot reporter from 2001 to 2005.
In his spare time, Liam enjoys live concerts, theater and enjoys venturing outdoors and exploring the Bay Area.
Liam is also expanding his bandwith with his new tasty KCBS segment Foodie Chap celebrating the Bay Area’s Chefs & Winemakers.
Hear the weekly Foodie Chap webcast here:
Liam is a keen fundraiser and has a few favorite charities; AIDS Emergency Fund, Project Open Hand and The Northern California Cancer Center.
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Liam & Chef Cade met in the Palace pastry kitchen for their recent Foodie Chap chat. Renee knows the key to the Foodie Chap’s heart & tummy – “pot de creme.” Enjoy the recipe & tasty talk…
“Welcome Home Chef” – I said this to Michael Chiarello as we started our interview at his new spot COQUETA a Spanish cocina on San Francisco’s Embarcadero…
A child of Hollywood, Drew Barrymore has become a woman of the world; movies, cosmetic lines, Mom and one more role, as she puts it “a curator of wine”
Chef David & Liam Mayclem met at Rosa Mexicano for their Foodie Chap chat. Chef gave Liam the 411 on his matzo ball recipe, talked about his journey and how you can celebrate Cinco de Mayo…
Boston native, Chef Adam Keough’s experience brings a high level of creativity to San Francisco Restaurants Absinthe & Arlequin Cafe’s menus. He & Liam met up at Absinthe Restaurant for their chat…
At Boxing Room, the menu includes many of Chef Simoneaux’s personal favorites, such as Cajun Boiled Peanuts; Deep-Fried Alligator with Creole Remoulade; Hungry yet?
Chef Armellino is Executive Chef/Partner at the helm of Plumed Horse in Saratoga and proud recipient of the Michelin Star designation…
Cooking abalone can easily become a shambolic experience but not when Brad Buckley is at the stove. We talked abalone and ate a little too for our recent Foodie Chap chat…
Sue & Liam talked cheese, cheese cheese and in particular the upcoming California Cheese Festival in Petaluma. A must for fromage lovers…
Chef Alicia Jenish brings her modern French brasserie cuisine to Grand Cafe in San Francisco. The KCBS Foodie Chap, Liam Mayclem and Jenish talked about her “meaty” career, her passion for hiking and the art on her body…