Costas Karalekas

“There is no limit to what a man can do as long as he doesn’t mind who gets the credit”. Gus, a greek-american native of Astoria, Queens is a self-taught chef & beer and whiskey enthusiast with a passion for food and drink, which is well evident in the menu at Sanfords. “


Christ Karalekas

A recipient of the 2010,’11,’12’13 WSAE Award, Christ is a member of the Sommelier Society of America & Guild of Sommeliers since 2005, he has completed his Introductory course of the court of Master Sommeliers & UC Davis Introduction to Winemaking.

Founder 1932-2018

John Karalekas

“Satisfied customers are the be-all and end-all and we make it our ongoing goal to meet our guests’ needs and exceed their expectations ”


Water & Wheat

1379 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10075