Priya Krishna entered the food industry as a prep cook in 2013. From there, she became the marketing manager of Lucky Peach in New York City and then worked as an author at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company for four years. She has written three cookbooks, with her fourth coming out in 2023.

In 2014, Priya's first book "Ultimate Dining Hall Hacks" was published. "Indian-ish" and "Cooking at Home" followed in 2019 and 2021 respectively, and both became New York Times bestsellers.

As a food journalist, Priya's work has appeared in The New Yorker, Eater, and TASTE. She became a YouTube personality while contributing to the Bon Appetit Test Kitchen video series. She now reports for the New York Times and has her own series, "On The Job with Priya Krishna" on the NYT Cooking YouTube channel.

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