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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Hard work and passion has brought Parke Ulrich to the pinnacle of his career and executive chef at one of San Francisco’s most popular restaurants, Waterbar…
Hosted by Liam Mayclem and featuring celebrity Chef’s & California Firefighters facing off in a Blazing Hot gourmet pizza competition. Enter here for a chance to be a guest at this special private lunch party.
We met at Nigella Lawson of “The Taste” at her appearance at Left Bank in Larkspur for our Foodie Chap chat. Chef Roland Passot’s Left Bank team recreated some of the recipes from her latest “NIGELLISSIMA” book…
Liam sat down with ‘Django Unchained’ stars Jamie Fox and Kerry Washington and talked about portraying their characters humorously but with an intense subject matter…
Liam sat down with Director, Quentin Tarantino and talked about putting together another epic Oscar Nominated film, “Django Unchained.”
The KCBS Foodie Chap, Liam Mayclem met with the great master chef, Martin Yan in the kitchen at M.Y.China in San Francisco. He ran around the kitchen like a wild ferret…
Liam sat down with Samuel L. Jackson and talks about taking on the role of “Stephen” in Quentin Tarantino’s Oscar Nominated film “Django Unchained.”
New at the helm at AUREA Chef Michael is already making his mark. His bacon popcorn is a winner. However, the dish that really sings the Braised Beef Short Ribs. The beef melts like butter in your mouth…
Some of Chef Mark Dommen’s favorite dishes to make when not in the kitchen at One Market Restaurant include pizza and barbequed beer-can chicken cooked over apple wood chips…