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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Half Moon Bay, CA (San Francisco Bay Area)

Markegard Family Grass-Fed

May 13, 2023

The Markegard family welcomes us back to their home ranch! This year’s drought-breaking winter rains have brought bright green grasses to the Markegard’s gorgeous property overlooking the vast Pacific, and their herd of black and white Belted Galloway cattle (whimsically known as ‘’Oreo cows’’) will once again be roaming the landscape where we’ll dine. Host farmer Doniga, ranch hand Sue and the Markegard kids will be at the table […]

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 […]

Jamestown, RI (Providence)

Watson Farm with 401 Oyster Co.

Aug 31, 2023

The Watson Farm is a historic 265 acre farm in the Narragansett Bay. After five generations, the Watson family bequeathed it to the New England Historic Society with the stipulation that this beautiful land remains a working farm in perpetuity. These days, the farm is managed by Max Sherman, who keeps it home to grass-fed Heritage Red Devon cattle and sheep raised sustainably for meat and wool. We’re excited […]

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