An adventure, a destination,
an experience.

Outstanding in the Field is a roving restaurant without walls.

Traditional restaurants source ingredients for their menus; we bring our kitchen right to the source - setting our long table in fields, orchards and along the seashores where the meal's ingredients were harvested. Our aim is to reconnect diners to the land while celebrating the hardworking hands that feed us.


Every table tells the story of its place.

A farmer's bounty, an artisan's craftsmanship, a fisherman's catch. A unique group of people gathered in one place for one moment to share the most universal human conversation: a meal. Since 1999, we've set the table at farms, beaches, vineyards. mountain tops, fishing docks, city streets, and other extraordinary sites.

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Cazadero, CA (Timber Cove)

Flowers Vineyards & Winery

May 28, 2023

Joan and Walt Flowers pioneered the growing of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes on the rugged hillsides of the Sonoma Coast in the 1990s. And we have been given the rare opportunity to set the table at their seminal vineyard, Camp Meeting Ridge. Here, fog drifts in from the Pacific to curl below steep hillsides lined with grapevines, and sunset colors gild the leaves in the late afternoon. These […]

Colorado Springs, CO

Ranchlands at Chico Basin

Jul 22, 2023

This 90,000-acre ranch is one of the largest stretches of shortgrass prairie left in the country—and there are plenty of stunning places to set the long table among their grazing bison and cattle. Siblings Tess Leach and Duke Phillips IV are currently at the helm of the organization, and will be hosting us for our first visit to their picturesque property with panoramic mountain views. Ian Dedrickson and Nora […]

New York, NY

Governors Island with Billion Oyster Project ⛴

Sep 06, 2023

Join us in the heart of the New York Harbor on Governors Island. These 172 acres are home to transformative public art, open parkland, educational programming, and climate research. We’ll spend the afternoon with two island-based growing initiatives designed to engage New York City students and youth volunteers — one on land and one in the sea. The crew at GrowNYC Teaching Garden will show us around their educational […]

Pescadero, CA (San Francisco Bay Area)

Pie Ranch

Nov 19, 2023

Every year, we finish out the summer tour season with a foraging dinner at Pie Ranch. Our host forager and king of mushrooms, Todd Spanier, will take us on a tour of the surrounding forests looking for autumnal treasures amongst the redwoods, while host farmers Nancy Veil, Jared Lawson and Karen Heisler show off their heirloom wheat and organic vegetables. To keep it all in the family, we’re inviting […]

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