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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Xochimilco, Mexico City, MX

Xochimilco Floating Gardens

Jan 11, 2020
  • Host Farmer : Lucio Usobiaga

The floating gardens of Xochimilco were created by the Aztecs long before the Spanish first arrived in Mexico. Xochimilco’s meandering system of canals surrounds thousands of man-made agricultural islands planted with colorful flowers, vegetables and […]

Waianae, Oahu, HI

MA’O Organic Farms

Jan 10, 2020
  • Host Farmers : Kukui & Gary Maunakea-Forth
  • Guest Chef : Ed Kenney

We return to Oahu’s beautiful Lualualei Valley for dinner with our friends Kukui and Gary and their inspiring crew of young farmers and future community leaders. MA‘O is the acronym for mala ‘ai ‘opio – […]

Tola-Rivas, Popoyo, Nicaragua

Rancho Santana

Jan 18, 2020
  • Host Farmer : Felipe Cruz
  • Guest Chef : Jorge Alvarez-Tostado

OITF’s first visit to Nicaragua! We’re bringing our table to the beautiful Emerald Coast, about two hours from the capital city of Managua. Here the creators of Rancho Santana have built an elegantly low-key community […]

Pensacola Beach, FL

Pensacola Beach

Jan 31, 2020
  • Guest Chef : Kelsey Barnard Clark

We’ve had our eye on this pier for a long while and are so stoked to set our table here, surrounded by emerald-green waters with a 360-degree view of the Gulf of Mexico. Fisherman Mike Eller plies […]

Kaneohe, Oahu, Hawaii

Kualoa Ranch

Jan 12, 2020
  • Host Farmer : John Morgan

‘Elua. That’s “two” in Hawaiian. This year we’re staying on Oahu for two events at two of our most beloved places. After MA’O, we’ll drive across the island to Kualoa Ranch on Oahu’s windward coast. We’re not […]

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