63231 Range Road 411,
M.D. of Bonnyville

The Ridge is a full-service restaurant, located at Kinosoo Ridge Resort, on the second floor. Whether you choose lake views from the patio, or a cozy seat by the fireplace, come see what our chefs are cooking.

The dining room and lounge combined seat up to 150 people with the patio seating up to 60 people with umbrellas shading each table. The menus feature local farmers and producers, serving angus and bison meat, seasonal vegetables, fresh fruit and berries, ice cream, microgreens, lettuce and cheese (along with many other suppliers within the M.D. of Bonnyville and area).  There are options for everyone! Accommodations can be made for allergies and dietary restrictions such as: gluten free, dairy free, and vegetarian.

They offer two dining styles: table service, or a self-serve option for guests who need to fuel up while visiting the resort’s outdoor activities. The bar has a huge selection of local beers and ciders, while also serving cocktails, mocktails, wine, coffees, and the newest summer addition…smoothies!

liz lavittChef Liz Lavitt was born in Winnipeg and raised in Ottawa. In high school she was spending time in kitchens both at home and at the neighbourhood Swiss Chalet. After high school, she followed her love of food into the two-year Algonquin College Culinary Management program where she graduated with honors. She went on to spend one year in England at the 4-star Coppid Beech Hotel in Bracknell west of London learning veg, sauce, garde manger, and pastries. Returning to Ottawa, Liz cooked at the Common Eatery and with the catering team for Parliament Hill.

Liz relocated to Cold Lake and began her first winter as the kitchen supervisor at the Kinosoo Ridge Resort.  That next summer had her on the Bushmen’s Smokehouse food truck serving Fort McMurray, Bonnyville, Cold Lake, the Vermillion Fair, residential properties, and the oil fields. She was the Head Chef at Cold Lake’s Lakeland Inn Hotel operating four restaurants, a banquet hall, and providing external catering. She launched an online portal with ordering available to room service, takeout, and home delivery. 

With 15 years of industry experience, Liz has since returned to The Ridge at Kinosoo Ridge Resort as the Food and Beverage Coordinator. She is dedicated to creating and maintaining the quality and environment that provides excellent food experiences.

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