INDIAN CHEF Job Details: JOB SUMMARY - An Indian chef's role is to prepare Indian food for a restaurant, event catering company, or private client. ... If you work in a restaurant or as part of a catering company, you prepare food for the public and typically cook a range of traditional dishes. Responsibilities Set up the kitchen with cooking utensils and equipment, like knives, pans and kitchen scales. Study each recipe and gather all necessary ingredients. Cook food in a timely manner. Delegate tasks to kitchen staff. Inform wait staff about daily specials. Ensure appealing plate presentation.