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Local restaurants are invited to apply to participate in the City's first ever Cambridgelicious this fall!

Cambridgelicious, a spin-off of a popular restaurant program, will run October 13-22, 2023.

Organized by the City of Cambridge, the program aims to support the local restaurant industry, attract residents and celebrate Cambridge's diverse culinary scene as a part of our 50th anniversary celebrations.

Deadline for applying: on or before August 25, 2023

Confirmation of receipt of application: You will receive an email confirming successful application submission. 

Confirmation of participation: Selected applicants will be contacted by Economic Development by September 8, 2023.


Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be located within the City of Cambridge.
  • Be an independently owned, local restaurant.
  • Have a current active and up-to-date municipal business license.
  • Have the City listed and named as an additional insured on an insurance policy with a minimum limit of $2,000,000 (CAD).
  • Agree to market the Cambridgelicious program as part of the Cambridge’s 50th anniversary using City provided marketing materials.
  • Provide full-service in-house dining.
  • Agree to offer a three-course meal during the specified timeframe.
  • Agree to track and report on number of Cambridgelicious meals sold.

Frequently Asked Questions 

What is expected of me as a participant of the Cambridgelicious program? 
As a participant in the Cambridgelicious program you are expected to follow all of the eligibility requirements for the program as listed above. 
What support will the City of Cambridge provide? 
The City of Cambridge will provide various printed and electronic marketing materials as well as promotion of the program through an interactive map and social media advertisements.
What marketing/social media platforms is this program being advertised? 
The City will be advertising the Cambridgelicious program though its own social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.).
Is the business expected to utilize their social platforms to help support the program? 
Yes, businesses are encouraged to market themselves and their participation in the Cambridgelicious program.   
Will the business need to track and report participation to the City of Cambridge? 
Yes, participating businesses will be required to track and report on the number of Cambridgelicious meals. 
When will we hear if we are accepted into the program? 
Selected participants will be notified by no later than September 8, 2023, if they have been accepted into the Cambridgelicious program.
Will this program run annually? 
This program is designed as part of the Cambridge's 50th birthday. Future consideration of annual programming will be determined at a later date. 

For any other questions, please contact Economic Development