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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Liam had the joy of sharing lunch with Hilary and Gavin and twenty others recently at Plumpjack Cafe as they celebrating 100 years of the restaurant…
At LUCKYRICE, the mantra is eat, drink & get lucky. That’s exactly what Liam did when he joined Danielle recently for a Foodie Chap chat at Butterfly Restaurant in San Francisco…
Liam and Chef Carlo Espinas had some hang-time recently for their Foodie Chap chat and time in the kitchen making the “Hangtown Toast…”
The KCBS Foodie Chap, Liam Mayclem took some time to meet with Chef Matthew Dolan of Twenty Five Lusk for their Foodie Chap chat…
Chef Misael took some time out Liam Mayclem for a Foodie Chap chat. Liam also joined this talented chef in the kitchen as he whipped up his flavorful wild halibut recipe…
Chef Ben makes a mean Fried Chicken Sandwich. He will be serving them up to the masses at Outside Lands Music Festival in Golden Gate Park. Join in on the Foodie Chap chat…
Liam Mayclem sat down with the “human” stars of “The Smrufs 2,” Jayma Mays & Neil Patrick Harris…
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”