• 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 Sept 29

1 Baked chicken breast with basil pesto / Chicken gravy
2.Beef kebab or chicken kebab -hot tomato sauce
3.Seared tilapia with basil cream sauce
4.Stir fried cashew pork
5. Chicken with quinoa and dried cranberry salad
6. Chicken and pasta alfredo<
7.Chinese beef bell pepper stir fried
Side dishes: Sautéed red potatoes , rice , Angel hair pasta, lemon spinach, corn and carrots , green salad tomato

Tuesday Sept 30

1.Grilled Pork chops with smoked chipotle raspberry glaze
2.Grilled chicken breast with angel hair pasta /marinara sauce
3.Oven –roasted barbecue chicken
4. Beef lasagna or vegetable lasagna
5.India chicken curry
6.Broiled herb salmon, with dill sauce
7.Orzo pasta and chicken salad
Side dishes : Onion rice, Garlic mashed potato, herb green beans , lemon carrots, mix salad

Wednesday October 1

1. Stuffed parmesan Chicken , marinara sauce
2. Meat loaf /gravy
3.Pan-seared chicken breast with black olives tomato
4.Grilled Pork medallion with pineapple honey glaze
5.Spinach stuffed salmon –tomato coulis
6.Cheese enchiladas ,or chicken enchiladas
7.Beef stew
Side dish: Spanish rice ,noodles ,sautéed red potatoes ,buttered green peas .sauté zucchini ,pinto beans ,Mix salad

Thursday October 2

1.Cheddar - jack cheese jalapeno stuffed chicken breast
2.Roasted herb chicken with au jus chicken
3.Sauteed beef tips with belle pepper and mushrooms
4. Lemon pepper tilapia –capre lemon sauce
5 .Roasted herb pork loin with pork gravy
6.Kung pao chicken
7.Crepes stuffed chicken
Side dishes: rice pilaf. Mashed potatoes ; green peas tomato , broccoli casserole, Mix salad

Fri October 3

1. Cream cheese cilantro pesto stuffed chicken
2. Chicken sauté a la crème
3.Meat balls spaghetti
4.Grilled NY beef loin strip /mushrooms sauce
5.Puff pastry stuffed chicken la king,called bouche ala reine
6.Roasted marinated pork loin –pork gravy <
7.Chicken apple and nuts salad
Side dishes: rice pilaf .orzo pasta , Scallop potatoes, cream spinach ,steamed broccoli ,Mix salad

Mond--Fri Sept 29--Oc

Soup for this week: potato soup, brown rice chicken soup, cream carrots soup
Salad for this week :Salad a la Macedoine (Vegan),roasted chicken salad, orzo pasta and vegetables salad (vegan) Penne pasta chicken salad ($6.00 a serving )
Dessert for this week : fudge chocolate cake , lemon cream cheese cake,Peach cobbler
The cost will be. $30.00 for 4 servings and $16.00 for2servings Including tax
Beef loin strip- $20 for 2 serving and $40.00 for 4 servings
Soup. $ 13.00 a quart including tax
Cake :$2:50 a serving and $15.00 for a whole cake
We welcome the special order . Thank you


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

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  • If you ever have any suggestions, please call 830-626-3359 or email.

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