About the Restaurant Meals Program

 

Information for CalFresh Recipients

Information for Restaurant Owners

 

The County of Orange is in the process of implementing the Restaurant Meals Program (RMP). 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.   

To find a list of participating restaurants, click here.

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 
counties:

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.