• 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 August 21

1.Pesto chicken breast with basil cream sauce
2.Spaghetti and meat balls
3 Oven fried tilapia with lemon capers sauce
4.Roasted herb pork loin -gravy
5.Roasted herb chicken-breast-- chicken gravy
6.Salisbury steak with-mushrooms beef gravy
7.Chicken rolled up lasagna
8.Chicken and apple nuts salad
Side dish: ,garlic mashed potatoes , broccoli and carrots ,lemon spinach ,rice pilaf , Mix salad

Tuesday August 22

1.Chicken Parmesan
2. Broiled Lemon garlic chicken- chicken gravy
3.Chicken cutlet-with caper lemon sauce
4.Chicken enchiladas
5.Grilled medaillion pork with smoked chipotles raspberry glaze
6. Italian Meat loaf.
7.Cajun salmon
8. Tuna salad with quinoa salad
Side dishes. spaghetti pasta ,pilaf rice , sautéed rosemary herb potatoes ,broccoli and cheese sauce, pinto beans mix ,Zuchini and yellow squash, toss salad

Wedesday August 23

1.Stuffed chicken breast with bacon and corn dressing
2.Chicken fried chicken-country sauce
3.Cheese enchiladas
4.Roasted herb roasted chicken –chicken gravy
5.Grilled Medailion pork with smoked chipotle raspberry graze-
6.Chicken spaghetti casserole
.Side dishes: garlic mashed potatoes , jasmine rice , broccoli casserole, cream spinach ,toss salad

Thursday August 24

1. Baked salmon –dill dijon sauce
2.Spinach bacon stuffed chicken breast
3. Roasted herb pork loin with pork gravy
4 Lemon pepper grilled chicken breast with lemon sauce
5.King ranch chicken casserole
6.Roasted herb chicken -chicken -gravy
7.Beef stroganoff
Side dish: rice pilaf, Mashed potatoes , angel pasta, lemon spinach ,broccoli with cheese sauce, mix salad

Friday August 25

1.Chicken cordon blue/supreme sauce
2. Roasted herb pork loin , -Pork au jus
3. Baked chicken-chicken –chicken gravy
4.Grilled Beef rib eye/mushrooms sauce
6 Chicken and red quinoa salad
7.Chicken and spaghetti casserole
Side dishes: rice pilaf . Scallop potatoes , green beans sautéed , cream spinach ,tomato lettuce salad

Monday-Fri August 21--

The cost will be. $16 .00 for 2 servings. Including tax
Beef rib -$20 for 2 serving and $40.00 for 4 servings
Broccoli and nuts salad -$6.00 for 2 serving- ,Chicken and orzo pasta salad.or chicken with apples and pecan salad $15.00 for 2 servings
Dessert : chocolate cake , fruit salad ,lemon cream cheese cake
Time to pick up order is :12 o clock --6:30PM, if you need it before this time , let me know we will make it according to your wish
For the catering : ask the menu I will send some options and prices

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
For the catering : ask the menu I will send you some options and prices, can be breakfast or lunch or dinner or cocktail appetizers
We do not work on the SABBATH day -Saturday
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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