Emcee & Host
CBS Foodie Chap
Returning for a third year as the emcee for the Napa Truffle Festival, Emmy Award winning radio and TV personality Liam Mayclem brings fun and excitement to the scene with his lively banter, foodie insights and all-around good nature.
Best known as the host of Eye on the Bay on KPIX 5 and as “The Foodie Chap” celebrating our home grown culinary stars (daily on KCBS). Every year, Liam as Foodie Chap hosts the main stage at Eat Drink SF – a gathering for our food fans. Liam also hosts the culinary stage at BottleRock Napa Valley. This year he made sushi with Chef Morimoto and Snoop Dog, tasted fried chicken made by Flava Flav and enjoyed nitrous cocktails concocted by Chef Dominique Crenn.
The Foodie Chap can also be seen hosting PLATED: a LIVE chef demo series, and various cellar events at MACY’s Union Square with culinary stars. Plus, he hosts an annual Foodie Cruise with Crystal Cruises, taking his foodie followers to places all over: Asia, Europe, Mediterranean and beyond.
Known for his “English pipes,” Liam endorses and is the voice of INFINITI-Bay Area, The Bay Club and JumpstartMD to name just a few. He is also a keen fundraiser and has a few favorite charities and organizations, including: Family House, Project Open Hand, Northern California Cancer Center, Raphael House, SF CASA and his newly founded ChefsGiving.org. In his spare time, Liam enjoys live concerts and theater, dining out, venturing outdoors, and exploring the Bay Area and beyond.
Come raise a glass with Liam throughout the festival weekend!