Chef Demo

DUE TO OPERATIONAL IMPACTS OF COVID-19, NEW PARTICIPANT APPLICATIONS ARE NOT BEING CONSIDERED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

To support and foster a vibrant local economy, the Santa Monica Farmers Markets have a Featured Restaurant of the Week program, which is a unique marketing and revenue opportunity for local restaurants. Each quarter qualified restaurants are showcased on a weekly or rotational basis at the Wednesday Downtown, Saturday Pico, and Sunday Main Street Markets. Restaurants wishing to participate must hold a current City of Santa Monica business license. Additionally, to participate at the Wednesday Downtown Market, the restaurant must belong to the Downtown Santa Monica business district, and equipment will be provided for that market.

 

Rate:  $127 per market day

 

 

Quarter   Dates Application Deadline
1 July 1 - September 30 May 15
2 October 1 - December 31     August 15
3 January 1 - March 31 November 15
4 April 1 - June 30 February 15


 

What equipment is provided for me? 

  • Electricity
  • 3 canopies
  • 8 sides
  • 4 table tops
  • 12 table legs
  • 1 – 3 compartment sink

What equipment do I need to bring? 

  • Dining tables and chairs (optional)
  • Cooking equipment
  • Extension cords
  • 1 health department approved hand washing station (hot water in an container with a downward facing continuous flow spout, single use paper towels, catchment basin, pump soap)
  • Sampling set up / sneeze guard (if distributing samples)

What else do I need to know? 

 

 

Please CLICK HERE to apply to be a Featured Restaurant.

 

 

Holiday Closures

The Saturday Downtown Market will be closed following Thanksgiving, November 28, 2020, please visit our other Saturday market in Virginia Avenue Park

Check back for 2020 winter holiday closures in November.

Market Schedule

Open Rain or Shine
Year-round

Wednesday Downtown

Arizona Avenue
(between 4th & Ocean)
8:00am - 1:00pm

Saturday Downtown

Arizona Avenue
(between 4th & Ocean)
8:00am - 1:00pm

Saturday Virginia Ave. Park

Pico Blvd. & Cloverfield Blvd.
8:00am - 1:00pm

Sunday Main St.

240 Main St.
8:30am - 1:30pm