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:
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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Chef Nahm & Liam met recently at E & O for their Foodie Chap chat…
Enjoy Liam & Chef Andrea’s “sweet” chat about her culinary journey & “Desserts for Dinner”
John & Liam met in San Francisco recently to bake cake and for their Foodie Chap chat…
Watch the stars of George Clooney’s new film, Matt Damon & Cate Blanchett chat with Liam
Chef Fang & Liam connected just in time for Chinese New Year. Talking food, culture & family…
Liam & Chef Kinch met in San Francisco recently at a gathering for his new book…
Chef Mat and Liam met at Canela recently for their Foodie Chap chat…
“Jack Ryan” himself, talk co-stars, taking on the coveted role & more!
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VIDEO: Kenneth Branagh talks to Liam Mayclem about his thriller, “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit”