• 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 June 27

1.Seared chicken breast strips garnish with diced tomato —with chicken gravy
2.Spaghetti and chicken casserole
3 .Chicken and apple nuts salad
4.Roasted pork loin with pork sauce
5.Baked herb chicken-breast-- chicken gravy
6.Salisbury steak
7.Oven fried salmon—caper sauce
Side dish: ,Mashed potatoes , broccoli and carrots ,lemon spinach ,rice pilaf , Mix salad

Tuesday June 28

1.Chicken Parmesan
2. Roasted herb chicken- chicken gravy
3.Broiled salmon /with lemon sauce
4.Cheese enchiladas ,or chicken enchiladas
5.Seared medaillion pork topped apples
6. Italian Meat loaf.
7. Lentil loaf with marinara sauce ( vegan)
8.Beef sauteed over rice
Side dishes. spagheti pasta ,pilaf rice ,rosemary sautéed red potatoes , pinto beans, steamed ,mix Zuchini

Wedesday June 29

1.Chicken marsala Florentine
2.Spinach bacon stuffed chicken breast
3.Roasted herb chicken -chicken -gravy
4..Orzo pasta with olives belle pepper and chicken salad
5.Kung pao chicken
6.Roasted spareribs pork
7.Vegetarian lasagna
Side dish: rice pilaf, Mashed potatoes , angel pasta, lemon spinach ,broccoli with cheese sauce, mix salad

Thursday June 30

1.Sauteed cubes beef and mushrooms
2.Baked salmon with sauce Provincale
3.Curry chicken
4.Cream cheese jalapeno cilantro pesto stuffed chicken breast
5.Chicken salad and coleslaw
6.Chicken cubes sautéed with mushrooms sauce
7.Roasted herb pork loin with peach mango chutney
Side dishes :Garlic mashed potatoes , Steamed mix squash ,mix vegetables , rice onion ,toss salad

Friday July 1

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
5 Sauteed chicken mushrooms over the hair Angel pasta
6.Vegetarian meat balls multigrain spaghetti and marinara sauce
7. Shish kebab chicken –barbecue sauce
Side dishes: rice pilaf . Scallop potatoes , green beans sautéed , cream spinach ,tomato lettuce salad

Monday-Fri June 27--J

The cost will be. $16 .00 for 2 servings. Including tax
Salad : for this week: chicken and orzo salad , chicken and grapes nuts salad.
Soup: Gazpacho soup(cold soup and vegan), soup , $15.00 a quart cucumber soup (Vegetarian )
Dessert : lemon cream cheese cake, Bavarian strawberries . fruits salad $2.50 a serving
If you did not send an order , just call ask the menu for the day ,and will make it , every one is very welcome

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


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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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