The interviewer is interested in knowing how you stay up to date on new trends in the food industry. It is always a good idea to talk positively about change and discovering new trends. Be sure to only talk about new trends that you enjoy or are supportive of to remain positive and show the interviewer that you are open to trying new things.
"The trend I am most interested in, and I believe it's more than a trend, is responsible farming including meat that comes without added hormones or the use of antibiotics. I think that responsible agriculture is an important topic."
"Right now, I'm seeing that people enjoy sharing a wide variety of appetizers, like tapas. I think that we can attract the social-eating crowd by offering more share plates."
"With the popularity of meal kits on the rise, the restaurant industry is seeing even more competition than ever. Restaurants need to offer healthy alternatives that are also affordable to compete with this trend."