It is not only a return to the stage of great tennis in Palermo, but the 30th Ladies Open will be , above all , a grande event with the presence of award winning chefs . After a prologue on Monday 21st July, with the host and chef Filippo La Mantia, who is in charge of a prestigious restaurant in Piazza Risorgimento ,from Tuesday 22nd it will be the turn of the star studded chefs ,or rather female star studded chefs. In a VIP lounge , elegantly furnished around the pool, dishes will be created by Patrizia Di Benedetto from Bye Bye Blues restaurant in Palermo, Martina Caruso from Signum in Salina and Caterina Ceraudo from Dattilo di Strongoli in Calabria. They all have a passion for cooking in common as well as possessing one Michelin Star each . On 22nd July Martina Casruso will cook , 23rd Catherina Ceraudo and Thursday 24th Patrizia Di Benedetto.