Restaurant Meals Program

    Restaurant Owner Information
    Restaurant Owner FAQs 

    How to Complete the Application
    List of Participating Restaurants
    Recipient Information
    Recipient FAQs


The County of Orange is in the process of implementing the RMP. The RMP
allows elderly, disabled and homeless CalFresh recipients and their spouse
to use their Golden State Advantage (EBT) card to purchase prepared meals from participating restaurants.   

Note:  The RMP does not apply to CalFresh recipients that do not meet the criteria listed above.
The RMP offers options for eligible CalFresh recipients (must meet criteria) who may not:

  • Be able to prepare meals
  • Have a place to store and cook meals
  • Have access to a grocery store

Eligible CalFresh recipients may use their EBT card to purchase a prepared meal in the following 

For more information about the California State Restaurant Meals program, click here.

Look for the Restaurant Meals Program sign in the window of participating restaurants or contact
the local county human services office.