Players Pablo Carreno and Guillermo Lopez had a blast at the Hyatt Cook- off Chennai, 7th January 2015: Wednesday afternoon saw a unique pizza and salad making session at the Hyatt Regency in Chennai. The official hotel of the Aircel Chennai Open opened up its kitchen to players to try their hand at making pizzas and salads.
The players were free to pick the toppings of their choice. Taste and presentation were the 2 parameters of the contest on which the 2 players were judged. Guillermo Lopez won the Hyatt cook-off contest by 0.5 points.
Their fans around grabbed the opportunity to taste the delicious pizzas and salads made by these talented players. It was a fun afternoon, with many moments of madness enjoyed by the tennis players.
About Aircel Chennai Open 2015
The USD 450,000 Aircel Chennai Open, owned by IMG and operated and organised by IMG Reliance, is India's and South Asia's only ATP World Tour event. Started in 1996, by IMG, a global leader in sports management and marketing, the event has completed 20 successful years of existence, branding Chennai and India on the global tennis map thus creating a legacy of sorts of promoting international tennis in India.
Winner of the prestigious ATP's Player Services Award of Excellence (2006) for its outstanding organization and wonderful hospitality towards the participants and ATP's Best Marketing Award (2008), the tournament has acquired the status of a much sought-after tennis event for both players and fans alike in the International tennis circuit.
The 20th edition of the event in India and 19th in Chennai will be held from 5th – 11th January, 2015 at the SDAT Tennis stadium in Nungambakkam, Chennai. The tournament is conducted in Chennai with the active collaboration of the Sports Development Authority of Tamil Nadu (SDAT) and Tamil Nadu Tennis Association (TNTA).
Here are a few more pictures of the players enjoying their cooking stint:Published 07 Jan 2015, 22:02 IST