FAA5.K Using Benefits : 03 NA Restaurant Meals Program
NA Restaurant Meals Program
Information on this page refers to the Nutrition Assistance program
The Restaurant Meals Program includes prepared meals from participating restaurants and the deli section of any participating grocery stores.
The Restaurant Meals Program (also known as the hot meals program) is an NA program that allows certain participants to use their Electronic Benefit Transaction (EBT) card to purchase prepared meals from participating restaurants and retailers.
This program is available when all participants in the NA budgetary unit meet any of the following eligibility requirements:
Elderly (60 years of age or older)
The spouse of an NA participant who is eligible for the RMP and is included in the budgetary unit
See Meals Program Restaurants.pdf for a list of participating Arizona restaurants and retailers. Visit the DES website at des.az.gov/na or https://des.az.gov/food-assistance for more information on the Restaurant Meals Program and other food assistance information, including other resources and frequently asked questions.
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last revised 12/06/2023