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Outstanding in the Field Announces 2011 Farm Dinner Dates

By Chuck Sudo in Food on Mar 14, 2011 5:20PM

A close-up of Outstanding in the field workers setting the tables for dinner.

Outstanding in the Field, which produces a series of touring farm dinners across the country (check out our 2009 review of their dinner at Kinnikinnick Farm with Stephanie Izard and Ryan Poli, for an example) announced their 2011 farm dinner schedule over the weekend.

Outstanding in the Field's swing through the Midwest brings them to Dietzler Farms in Elkhorn, WI on July 30 with Longman & Eagle's Jared Wentworth as the guest chef. That's followed by a July 31 dinner at Heritage Prairie Farm in La Fox, IL with the Bristol's Chris Pandel. Bill Kim of Urban Belly and Belly Shack handles the cooking honors at an August 1 dinner at Green Acres Farms in North Judson, IN. Paul Virant of Vie and the upcoming Perennial Virant closes out the swing at Bare Knuckle Farm in Northport, MI on August 3.

The dinners do require some commitment. The Bare Knuckle Farm/Virant dinner is the least expensive of the lot at $180 per person. There's also the travel commitment and logistics to plan to get to the farm. For us, though, the rewards outweigh the costs. Tickets go on sale March 20.