Patellie’s is owned and operated by Pat & Ellie Mullins. After having LOCAL, a specialty grocery in New Buffalo for 6 ½ years, P. & E. were ready for their next adventure. Pat and Ellie moved to Michigan via San Francisco in the Winter of 2010. While growing up between Belgium and Northern California, Ellie developed her love and respect for handcrafted artisanal meats and cheeses as well as straight from the farm produce. Pat, a native Chicagoan attended Chicago Cooking and Hospitality Institute and went on to work at Blackbird in Chicago, Hungry Cat in Santa Barbara and Pizzeria Delfina in San Francisco. Pat & Ellie met and fell in love while working together at the Hungry Cat in Santa Barbara.