Friendly atmosphere,attentive service, and wonderful food!
What more could anyone ask for? Thanks.
Dawn Dekker


Truly enjoyed my first and certainly not my last meal at The Dish Cafe today.
Service was excellent and my meal was exceptionally good.
Kim Stevenson Moreau


I went in with friends and had awesome meals today.
Service was great, food was great, atmosphere was very nice... you've got a really good thing going Matt, and you can count on me being a regular!
Justin Lehti


Visited the Dish Cafe this weekend which will be the first of Many times for sure.
We were pleasantly surprised. The food was Amazing!! I Love the thought behind it all. :-)
The Dish Cafe is definitely a gem and a Very welcome addition to KL.
Congratulations....job very well done!
Cathy Cholewinsky


Wow...stellar dinner tonight!
Thanks for a great meal and a great atmosphere.
Keep it coming!
Bryan Bilodeau


Thank you so much for the awesome dinner in celebration of my dad's birthday.
The food was awesome.
Leslie Kirchmayer


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The Dish Team

Chef Matt

Passionate, artistic, and undeniably talented, owner and chef of The Dish, Matt Schram discovered at a young age that the culinary arts were his calling. After being raised, and taking some time away from Kirkland Lake, Matt studied at Canadore College in North Bay and gained valuable experience working in many kitchens throughout the country. After returning to his hometown in 2010 with his wife Katie, there was no mistaking that the booming town was ready for something new. Matt's philosophy of using only the freshest, seasonal ingredients has allowed him to ensure quality by making whatever he can from scratch. Matt also thrives on his ever-changing menu.

Matt and Katie met in 2002 while working at a resort in the Muskokas. You will often find Katie in the front of the house, taking care of guests. Along with Katie's Bachelor of Commerce degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management from the University of Guelph, the couple brings to The Dish valuable experience from the likes of Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, Canadian Pacific Hotels, Delta Hotels, Intrawest, and Clublink.

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