Emmy award-winning Liam Mayclem is an the host and a 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:
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 Mayclem sat down with actor, Hank Azaria on reprising his roll as the evil “Gargamel” in “Smurfs 2″
For Liam’s Foodie Chap Chat, master mixologist Scott Beattie whipped up a “Coastal Pimms Cup”…
Liam Mayclem recently sat down with Academy Award Nominee, Hugh Jackman to chat about the latest installment of his hit comic book movie, “The Wolverine”
Chef Lewis will be joining Liam for a culinary tour of “San Francisco’s China” then crescendo’s with dessert & a cocktail tasting at Hakkasan on August 24th…
Located on St.Helena’s Main Street, La Condesa is open 7 days a week and offers affordable lunch and dinner. Pop in and stay a while…
“MKT Restaurant & Bar” at the Four Seasons, Chef Mark Richardson’s new stage to showcase his culinary skills. There, Liam Mayclem and the chef sat for their Foodie Chap chat…
This rising star, Chef Navarro has an impressive following of foodies; ranked Top 5 cheap eats on Yelp for months and food critics have given him rave reviews…
Chef David Hawksworth and Liam Mayclem met in the swanky Hawksworth dining room in Vancouver for their Foodie Chap chat…
The KCBS Foodie Chap, Liam Mayclem had the joy of being Brian Boitano’s sous chef at a recent Macy’s ICONS series in San Francisco. But what did Brian Boitano make?
Chef Kory met up with the Foodie Chap, Liam Mayclem in the Americano kitchen at Hotel Vitale for their Foodie Chap chat. Amidst the lunch service hustle & bustle, they discussed his journey…