25% of total annual food receipts reflect Ontario food purchases.
25% of total annual beverage receipts reflect Ontario beverage purchases.
Active membership or participation in a complementary designation program at the local, regional, provincial, or national level will also be considered during the approval process.
Identification or record of involvement, support, or activity must be provided.
The information collected during the visitation is verified by the Culinary Tourism Alliance and the applicant is notified of the status of their application.
Successful applicants receive a conditional designation and invitation to activate it online. Once activated, designees begin to receive program benefits.
Successful restaurants become a Certified Taste of Ontario, and receive an official Feast On Certified Taste Spoon or window decal and Certificate, to hang in-house.