On November 29, 1997, The Sunny Day Diner was
opened for business. It's new owners are Christine and Bruce Balch
and Kelly-Ann Kass. Bruce and Chris are natives of New Hampshire and
Kelly is from Southbridge, Massachusetts
Bruce is an Executive Chef and Graduate for the
Culinary Institute of America. He has a broad culinary experience
ranging from Country Inns to Major Hotels Chains. Chris is a versatile
Chef with a special talent in fine pastry and baked goods. Both she
and Bruce have traveled and worked throughout the United States.
Their partner, Kelly, was educated at the
University of Massachusetts and is also a Graduate of the Culinary
Institute. She has lived for 25 years in Florida where she cooked
at private clubs, health care facilities and retirement communities.
Bruce, Chris and Kelly plan to make the
Sunny Day Diner a "must" in the Lincoln-Woodstock
area. They will continue the tradition of the classic New England
Diner ~ good food, quality service, and a congenial atmosphere. To
this end, they have opened an in-house
bakery to make their own breads rolls, and deserts. Special
requests, and retail orders are welcome. They will also offer catering
The Diner itself is one of the last
built by the Master Comany of Pequannock, New Jersey. Built in 1958,
it represents the Master Tradition of the "Classic Diner".
For many Years it was Stoney's Diner in Dover, New Hampshire. It was
moved to Lincoln in 1988.