• 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 October 27

1 Baked chicken breast with basil pesto / Chicken gravy
2.Beef kebab or chicken kebab -hot tomato sauce
3.Seared tilapia with red belle pepper 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: Sauté red potatoes , rice , Angel hair pasta, lemon spinach, corn and carrots , green salad tomato

Tuesday October 28

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.Roasted Chicken salad with kale ,spinach and carrots cranberries and almond salad
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 29

1. Chicken parmigiana-, 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.Chicken fried steak with country sauce
Side dish: Spanish rice ,noodles ,Mashed red potatoes ,buttered green peas .sauté zucchini ,pinto beans ,Mix salad

Thursday October 30

1.Cheddar 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.Seared chicken with cherries tarragon chicken
Side dishes: rice pilaf. Mashed potatoes ; green peas tomato , broccoli casserole, Mix salad

Fri October 31

1. Cream cheese cilantro pesto stuffed chicken
2. Herb-crusted chicken breast with tomato provincial sauce
3.Meat balls spaghetti
4.Grilled NY beef loin strip /mushrooms sauce
5.Puff pastry stuffed chicken la king
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 Oct 27--31-

Soup for this week: potato soup, brown rice chicken soup, cream carrots soup
Salad for this week :,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: $8.00 a serving-
Beef loin strip- $25.00 for 2 serving and $50.00 for 4 servings -$12.50 a serving
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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