Liam Mayclem

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Emmy award-winning Liam Mayclem is the host & producer of KCBS’ Foodie Chap segments and former KPIX 5 TV’s Eye on The Bay, which airs weekends.

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:

cbsSF.com/foodiechap

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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To schedule an appearance for KPIX 5 on-air reporters/anchors, please contact Akilah Bolden-Monifa , Market Communications Director. Please provide the date, time, location of the event, number of attendees expected, and name of sponsoring organization.

Liam Mayclem & Chef Adrian Mullen (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

Foodie Chap With Chef Adrian Mullen of Loft Bar & Bistro

Enjoy Liam & Chef Mullen’s tasty talk & the mouth-watering Grilled Shrimp recipe to try at home…

06/23/2014

Liam Mayclem & Chef Luis Moreno (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

Foodie Chap With Chef Luis Moreno of Nemea Greek Taverna

Chef Luis spoke with Liam at NEMEA about his journey & the upcoming DDSJ where food fans get to eat the best…

06/16/2014

Liam Mayclem & Chef Jake Godby (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

Foodie Chap With Chef Jake Godby, Owner of ‘Humphry Slocombe’

Jake & Liam met, melting ice cream in cones in hand, under blue skies recently for their Foodie Chap chat…

06/02/2014

Liam Mayclem & Chef Tyler Rodde (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

Foodie Chap With Chef Tyler Rodde of Oenotri in the Napa Valley

Enjoy the tasty podcast where Chef Tyler rocks out one of his amazing pasta dishes with Liam Mayclem…

05/23/2014

Liam Mayclem & Jon Favreau (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

Foodie Chap With Actor & Director Jon Favreau of ‘Chef’

Enjoy Liam’s tasty interview check out the recipe for the CUBANO sandwich…

05/16/2014

Chef Kelly MacDonald & Liam Mayclem (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

Foodie Chap With Chef Kelly MacDonald of the Napa Valley Wine Train

Liam gets on board the Napa Valley Wine Train for a Foodie Chap chat w/ Chef Kelly!

05/05/2014

Chef Rami & Liam Mayclem (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

Foodie Chap With Chef Rami of Subs Inc.

Liam stopped by his neighborhood SUB shop recently for a Foodie Chap chat with owner Rami…

04/28/2014

Liam Mayclem & Chef Nicolas Schneller (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

Foodie Chap With Chef Nicolas Schneller of Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok

During a recent visit to Bangkok, Liam & Chef Nicholas met for a Foodie Chap chat!

04/21/2014

Chef Jennifer Puccio (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

Foodie Chap With Chef Jennifer Puccio of ‘The Cavalier’

Liam sits down with Chef Jen & Anna Weinberg for their Foodie Chap chat!

04/14/2014

Chef Levi Mezick (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

Foodie Chap With Chef Levi Mezick of Restaurant 1833

Enjoy Liam & Chef Mezick’s Foodie Chap chat at Restaurant 1833 in Monterey…

04/07/2014

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