The Californian initiative Outstanding in the Field creates establishments with a menu made from native foods, and in the background, gastronomic talks given by its producers.
“With each dinner, Denevan’s 150-person tablescape creates an otherworldly artwork: stretched across a ridge overlooking the Pacific on a ranch in Australia’s Byron Bay or arching through a golden pasture in Texas…”
Condé Nast Traveller
Saks Fifth Avenue and Outstanding in the Field Set the Most Incredible Table at a Benefit Dinner the Hamptons.
In a technology-driven world, the founder of Outstanding in the Field understands the value of simple, face-to-face gatherings focused on good food.
BizBash Event Innovators 2018
After hosting events for nearly 20 years, Outstanding in the Field owner Jim Denevan has learned that nothing reconnects people to the world around them like a fantastic dinner party.
Not long after the invention of photography in the early 19th century, photographers began training their lenses on food.
Food & Wine - March 2018
Every summer, Jim Denevan fires up his bus and travels the country, staging elaborate dinners on farms, in parks, and on beaches, from Alaska to New York City. His goal is to free us from the cult of celebrity chefs and the limits of the restaurant experience. Count us among the believers
On the morning of Jim Denevan’s outdoor dinner party, finding a skiff topped a long list of problems.