Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Pat Caffrey makes a couple detailed adjustments to the mouth of his ice sculpture of an angelfish. The 300-pound block of ice was donated by Ice T Inc., which is based out of Tucson.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Pat Caffrey, the food service director at The Fountains at La Cholla, cuts into a 300-pound block of ice as he begins his ice sculpture last week. As Caffrey carved away, Roger Kingsbury, the executive chef, prepared firecracker shrimp and bananas flambé.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Caffrey kneels beside his finished ice sculpture of an angelfish. Each holiday, Caffrey creates two different sculptures for residents of The Fountains.