Ellen Davis


Ellen is a native Charlottean and a trail blazer. She is a pioneering business woman and
the driving force behind the McNinch House.
After purchasing the property from the McNinch family in 1978, Ellen spent a decade
personally restoring the McNinch House. She opened the McNinch House Restaurant in
January 1989 and served as the restaurant’s first chef.
According to Ellen she is, “Living my dream!”