Team Bobby's First Farewell

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Contestants NIkki Martin, Eric Lee, Malcolm Mitchell and Michelle Ragussis of Team Bobby as their member Kara Sigle is revealed the bottom at the Winner Reveal for the Star Challenge "Culinary Neighborhood of NYC" as seen on Food Network's Star, Season 8.

Photo by: Todd Plitt ©2012, Television Food Network, G.P.

Todd Plitt, 2012, Television Food Network, G.P.

Team Bobby was riding high after taking home the first win of the season, only to come crashing back to reality in Episode Two. On their food tour of Harlem, caterer and fitness guru Kara Sigle hoped a strong presentation would distract from her lifeless chicken and waffles. Unfortunately, she stumbled, lost focus and completely forgot to tell the crowd — and the judges — about her dish at all. She wasn't surprised to end up in the Producers' Challenge, going head-to-head against Judson to create the ultimate potato dish and make it memorable.

When Bob and Susie decided that Team Alton's Judson was the better gamble to keep around another week, he was the one who shed tears. Kara left the competition with her head held high and still hopes to see Team Bobby come out on top. "They become your family immediately," she said of her team. "I think they’re going to go all the way. That’s the final four right there."

Reaction: Kara's Exit 03:03

A reflection on Team Bobby's first elimination and Bobby's mentoring role.

Flip through Kara’s Star Scrapbook and more behind-the-scenes photos from Episode Two.

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