Talent Guide

Krista Simmons

  • Discipline:Producer
  • Program Year:CNN Docuseries Intensive 2020


Krista Simmons (producer) specializes in culinary storytelling. Her background in food writing brings a unique eye and deep rolodex of connections in the food world. She has produced commercials and digital campaigns through her digital production company, Fork in the Road Media, with tourism boards and hospitality brands around the globe including Visit Sweden, Hong Kong Tourism, Waldorf Astoria, and more.

Current Project

Cult Foods


Meaty obsession. Deep-fried devotion. Flavorful followers. Cult Foods is a docuseries that unwraps the foods that go from relative obscurity to fanatical worship. Kneel at the altar and witness the cuisine that stirs up subcultures, heats up waitlists, squeezes in crime, and melts hearts. In the first season of this series, sing the praises of SPAM, quinoa, cauliflower, and fried chicken.