• Meet Chef Marcien Rusuriye
  • This Week's Menu
  • Pricing , Orders and Pickup

Dear New Customers:

Chef Marcien When I first started The Neighborhood Gourmet, all of my customers were friends and neighbors. Now, as my business is expanding, I do not know everyone as well and realize many of you do not know me or my background.

I was born and raised in Burundi, in Central Africa. For cooking, I mostly have been self-taught. I served as the head chef at the American Embassy in Bujumbura, the capital of Burundi. I served under seven different U.S. Ambassadors, including Bob Krueger, who as you may know, is from New Braunfels.

While in Burundi, I had the privilege to cook for both Presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter during their African visits. Because of violent turmoil in Burundi, sadly I had to leave in 1996.

My wife Pascasie and I, with six of our ten children, spent about 3 years in Botswana, and then in December of 1999 moved to New Braunfels as political refugees. Happily, we love our new home and our new community.

In 2005 I proudly became a U.S. Citizen, as have many of my children. I am excited about The Neighborhood Gourmet and the opportunity to provide a variety of healthy, home-cooked meals for my new friends in New Braunfels.

Thank you for your support and friendship.
Chef Marcien Rusuriye

  • Is tomorrow going to be a busy day & you have no idea what to make for Dinner ?

  • Are you tired ?

  • Need a Day Off from cooking ?

Let Marcien cook Tomorrow's Dinner !

Call (830) 626 - 3359

This Week's Menu

Monday Oct 17

1.Grilled lemon pepper chicken breast –lemon sauce
2.Chicken cordon blue – supreme sauce
3 Grilled beef loin str—mushrooms sauce
4. Baked honey mustard chicken
5.Roasted herb chicken – chicken gravy
6 Chicken parmesan
7.Poached salmon with green herb lemon sauce
Side dish: , double baked potato, Angel pasta, broccoli and cheese sauce ,lemon spinach ,rice pilaf , Mix salad

Tuesday Oct 18

1.Spinach bacon stuffed chicken breast
2. Baked herb chicken breast - chicken gravy
3.Broiled salmon /with lemon sauce
4.Cheese enchiladas ,or chicken enchiladas
5.Seared medaillion pork topped apples and apple cider sauce
6. Italian Meat loaf.-marinara sauce
7.Shish kabob chicken
8. Sauteed beef cubes with mushrooms
Side dishes. spaghetti pasta ,pilaf rice , sautéed rosemary potatoes , pinto beans, sautéed mix Zuchini ,mix lemon carrots, mix salad

Wedesday Oct 19

1.Baked salmon with diced tomato–lemon tomato sauce
2.Cheddard cheese jalapeno stuffed chicken breast
3.Roasted herb chicken with -chicken -gravy
4.Roasted herb pork loin –pork gravy
5 Scallopine .Chicken with mushrooms sauce
6.Chicken fried chicken with country sauce
7.Chicken curry
Side dish: onion rice, Mashed potatoes ,candied sweet potato, angel pasta, lemon spinach , gratin cauliflower, mix salad

Thursday Oct 20

1.Chinese beef and belle pepper stir fried
2.Baked spinach mozzarella cheese stuffed chicken breast
3.Baked honey mustard chicken
4.Chicken fried steak—country sauce
5.Kung pao chicken
6.Roasted herb pork loin –pork gravy
7.Meat balls spaghetti
Side dishes :Garlic mashed potatoes ,creamed and spiced carrots and green peas ,broccoli casserole, rice onion ,toss salad

Friday Oct 21

1.Chicken cordon blue/supreme sauce
2. Roasted herb pork loin , -Pork au jus
3. Baked chicken-chicken –chicken gravy
4.Salisbury steak /mushrooms sauce
6 King ranch chicken casserole
7.Beef stroganoff
8.Grilled beef loin str—with black peppercorn sauce
Side dishes: rice pilaf . Scallop potatoes , green beans sautéed , noodles , cream spinach ,tomato lettuce salad

Monday-Fri Oct 17--21

The cost will be. $16 .00 for 2 servings. Including tax, except Beef loin strip- and salmon fish $10.00 a serving(8 0z)
If you did not send an order , just call to 830 6263359, ask the menu for the day , no more after 9 o clock AM.and will make it , every one is very welcome
Please, let me know what time do you want your order so that you may have it on time and those who want it late may have the fresh food not dried .Thank you

For the catering : ask the menu I will send some options and prices


Monday's Online order
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Tuesday's Online order
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Wednesday's Online order
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Thursday's Online order
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Thank you very much for your support

Marcien Rusuriye
Chef Marcien Rusuriye

Neighborhood Gourmet
305 Cross River
New Braunfels, TX 78130
Ph. 626-3359

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When ordering, please look for a confirmation email that your order was received. If you do not get a reply in a reasonable amount of time, please call 626-3359 to check on your order. From now on, every order will be confirmed. You may pay with cash or a local check. Unless noted differently, prices including sales taxes are:

  • Meat dishes, with two sides = $ 16.00 for two servings, or $ 30.00 for four servings
  • Beef Rib Eye or NY Beef Loin trip = 1 serving will cost $10.00
  • One quart of soup = $ 13.00
  • Dessert cake or Fruit salad = $2.50 per serving

Please note that all prices now include sales tax. I will try to keep my prices constant, but if any menu item ever costs more or less, I will note a special price.

If you are a new customer, please read "Meet Chef Marcien Rusuriye."


  • Please place your order by 9 p.m. the day before so I have time to
    complete the shopping.
  • Please pick up your order after Noon and by 6 p.m. - at :

    305 Cross River , off Union St.
    New Braunfels, TX

  • If you would like to be removed from the list, please send me an email.
  • If you ever have any suggestions, please call 830-626-3359 or email.

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