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About the Restaurant Meals Program

 Restaurant Meals Program Participating Restaurant logo

Information for CalFresh Recipients

Information for Restaurant Owners

 Golden State Advantage (EBT) card

The County of Orange is participating in 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 and scroll down to Orange County. 

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

In addition to Orange County, eligible CalFresh recipients may also use their EBT card to purchase a prepared meal throughout California.

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.