• 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 May 25-15

1 Balsamic chicken – chicken balsamic gravy
2.Chicken in lemon capers sauce
3.Fried tilapia with tartar sauce
4.Roasted herb roasted pork loin –Pork gravy
5.Salisbury steak-Beef gravy
6.Herb and garlic roasted chicken -chicken gravy
7.St Louis back ribs
Side dishes: sautéed red potatoes , brown rice , Angel hair pasta, lemon spinach, steamed broccoli ,mix salad

Tuesday May26-15

1.Grilled Pork chops with caramelized onion
2.Grilled chicken breast -BBC sauce
3.Cream cheese cilantro jalapeno pesto stuffed chicken breast – au jus chicken
4 Parmesan chicken
5.Meat loaf –Marinara sauce
6 Mediterranean Chicken Salad
7.Baked salmon topped spinach en croute
Side dishes : rice pilaf Garlic mashed potato ,sautéed zucchini , lemon carrots, Mix salad

Wednesday May 27-15

1.Corn bread dressing stuffed chicken breast – serve with au jus chicken
2.King ranch chicken casserole
3.Pan-seared chicken breast with black olives tomato
4.Grilled Pork medaillion with honey pineapple graze
5. Seared wild salmon topped tomato and serve with lemon caper sauce
6.Carne guisada
7.Chicken enchiladas or cheese enchiladas
Side dish: Mexican rice ,buttered orzo ,sauteed red potato ,buttered green beans , cream spinach , pinto beans ,tomato salad

Thursday May28--15

1.Cheddar cheese jalapeno stuffed chicken breast
2.Roasted herb chicken with au jus chicken
3.Sauteed beef tip with mushrooms belle pepper
4. Lemon pepper tilapia –mustard lemon sauce
5 .Roasted herb pork loin with au jus sauce
6.Chicken scaloppini with supreme sauce
7. Kung pao chicken
8.Beef fried steak with country sauce
Side dishes: Jasmine rice , Mashed potatoes ; buttered mix vegetables ,and broccoli carrots, toss salad

Friday May 29-15

1.Chicken cordon blue – supreme sauce
2.Beef stroganoff
3.Broiled salmon with tomato cream basil sauce
4.Chicken ,or meat balls and spaghetti casserole
5.Roasted herb pork loin with cream mustard sauce
6 Quiche Lorraine or spinach quiche
7. Chicken and quinoa and kale salad
8. Chicken and apples nuts salad
Side dishes : Scallop potatoes , eggs noodles , sautéed green beans , steamed broccoli with cheese sauce

Mon-Fri May 25--29

The cost will be: $16.00 for servings-2 servings Soup: ,chicken and brown rice soup , vegetables cream soup, tomato basil cream soup. $15.00 quart and half including tax
Lemon meringue pie, peach cobbler, chocolate cake $ 15.00 a whole pie and $2.50 a serving

We welcome the special order . Thank you


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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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