Our Mission

 is a lifestyle destination for people who love wine, spirits, food, fun and human connection.

In the 21st century we are all overwhelmed by our everyday grind. navarro's goal is to create an environment where thoughts of your workday get washed away with a glass of tasty wine, a delicious bite of food in a warm and lively atmosphere where everyone is welcome. We've created an interactive experiential lifestyle food and wine destination made to make everyone feel like a movie star. We want you to be surrounded by flavors, smells and music; to arouse your senses and compel you to leave your daily problems behind, get lost in the moment and just enjoy life. Our shopping experience and service is knowledgeable, passionate, and friendly.

Our goal is to create value through our high touch service and customer care. No matter if you shop online, purchase at one of the navarro's locations, enjoy at one of our arena or stadium locations; satisfaction and happiness is our dream goal.

Value, service, and dedication to our guests and clients is our Mission.

Who We Are

navarro’s is the brainchild of Christian Navarro, who is considered one of the world’s premiere Wine & Food experts.

He and his team shared a dream of creating a new Luxury universe within the Live Sports and Entertainment venue space, alongside a world class gifting and retail e-commerce service, and a game changing restaurant and bar experience.

What We Do

navarro’s is developing and creating free standing brick and mortar retail & restaurant establishments in top markets around the world. We are offering a full online presence and a complete e-commerce retail and gifting platform. navarro's offers ultra-premium stadium and arena wine and spirits kiosks, a super specialized, curated concierge service with hand crafted arena luxury suite offerings of the finest wines, spirits and gourmet food prepared with the freshest seasonal ingredients from around the globe. navarro’s has a next level global catering and party department that will blow you away - inside the arena or out.

Basically, if you want real world-class food, wine and spirits, or if you want to give the perfect gift and throw the best damn party ever, navarro’s is your answer.



President & Principal


Christian Navarro is one of the most influential wine industry leaders on the planet. Christian was President & Principal of Wally’s, the luxury retail/restaurant operation revered by wine & food aficionados around the globe. He began with Wally’s in the early 90’s when it was a L.A. based, neighborhood wine shop. As a partner, Christian has transformed the brand into a world-class, hybrid concept that includes a fine wine retail store and specialty cheese shop encompassed by an elegant, relaxed restaurant setting. Named “The Wine Therapist to the Stars” by The New York Times, Christian’s clients include the most powerful players in the financial, political, art, media, and entertainment world. In addition to running his wine and food dynasty, Christian is a regular contributor and featured in over 75 significant publications, podcasts, tv segments, and films including Robb Report, Wine Spectator, Vanity Fair, Forbes, Food & Wine, Bob Pittman's Math and Magic, and has made appearances in popular films such as Sour Grapes, Christian has also been named one of the top 100 wine personalities in the World by American Express. In addition, Christian has interviewed on IG numerous celebrities such as Eva Longoria, Mary J Blige, Ian Somerhalder, Wolfgang Puck, Steven Soderberg, Kyle Maclachlan and more. Christian’s unrivaled savvy and success in the wine and food industry has also enabled him to develop key partnerships with powerful corporations including Christie’s, Delta Airlines, El Cristiano Tequila and The Four Seasons. Christian is extremely passionate about giving back to the community and, specifically, works hard to mentor youth and help them fulfill their dreams. He serves on the board of Food on Foot, a nonprofit dedicated to providing the homeless with meals, improving their lives, by education, finding them permanent housing, and ending the hunger crisis that plagues our country. He is also deeply involved in bettering public education with the Santa Monica Malibu Education Foundation

for more information on Christian Navarro follow @christianeduardonavarro on Instagram and Facebook

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Vice President Culinary

Ryan Kluver

Ryan, a San Clemente native, discovered his passion for cooking while in college. He immersed himself in culinary shows and books, eventually enrolling at Le Cordon Bleu School of Culinary Arts. 

He gained experience at renowned restaurants like Patina and Blanca before joining Hatfield's, which received critical acclaim. Ryan then worked with Chef David Feau, opening the Royce restaurant at The Langham, Huntington Hotel. 

In 2015, he joined Wally's and quickly rose to become the Executive Chef for multiple locations. Despite the challenges of the pandemic, Ryan's leadership led to growth and accolades for Wally's. He was promoted to Culinary Director and Executive Chef, overseeing the opening of a new location in Las Vegas. With Wally's, Ryan has cooked for prestigious events and received recognition from esteemed publications. He takes pride in mentoring his teams and nurturing the next generation of chefs.

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Chief Operating Officer

Thomas Kachani

With management positions in full-service and select-service facilities throughout every facet of the industry, Thomas Kachani brings more than 25 years of considerable experience to the hospitality sector. Mr. Kachani has a keen eye for all facets of operations management, whether they are in the corporate, hotel, franchised, or independent sectors.

Mr. Kachani handled restaurant and retail operations, new openings, renovation planning, and asset management in his prior position as Wally's COO. Prior to working at Wally's, he served as Grill Concepts, Inc.'s executive vice president of operations. During the preceding 11 years, he also held important executive positions for companies like Innovative Dinning Group, The Grill on the Alley, Daily Grill, and Public School. He also served in executive management capacities for premium hotel chains including Westin and Fairmont. He has worked as an internal auditor, a risk manager, a director of purchasing, a vice president of purchasing, a senior vice president of operations, and the chief operating officer. 

Mr. Kachani received his degree in international business from San Diego State University. He is married with two kids.

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Vice President Purchasing

Eric Shea

Eric is a wine industry veteran with over two decades of experience in the auction, retail, and restaurant segments of the industry. Eric’s unique knowledge and ability enables him to purchase product globally, direct import, develop corporate strategy, analyze data and set operational benchmarks for Navarro’s.

Eric handled operations, Fine & Rare consignment procurement, importing and overall buying responsibilities in his prior position as Senior Vice President of Global Purchasing for Wally’s. Prior to working at Wally’s, he served as Auction Property & Operations Manager for Zachys Auctions in New York where he oversaw the Wine Specialist Department.

Eric holds a Bachelor’s degree from Lynchburg University (VA) and a PhD in Political Economy from Trinity College Dublin. Eric also holds a WSET Diploma.


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Vice President Operations

Paul Francis

Paul, born and raised in London, has 25+ years of operational excellence experience in the retail and hospitality sectors. He managed teams and logistics for high-profile events across Europe before moving to Los Angeles in 2015. 

In LA, he oversaw operations and new restaurant openings for a national restaurant group with 30 locations. 

Prior to joining navarro's, Paul was the Director of Operations for Wally's Wine & Spirits, managing day-to-day operations and assisting with company growth.

Outside of work, Paul enjoys being a father and participating in sports, having represented Great Britain and England in Australian Rules Football.


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