Kronk's father always disapproved of young Kronk's culinary interests and wished that Kronk instead would settle down with a wife and a large house on a hill.
Though he has few appearances in the sequel, Papi is instrumental to the plot of the film as Kronk is always trying to get Papi's approval. Kronk's father Mudka's Meat Hut and confusion ensues as several of Kronk's supportive friends try to pass themselves off as Kronk's wife and kids. But in the end Kronk realizes that his wealth is in his friendships, and this finally wins his father's thumbs up and Miss Birdwell's love.
Papi makes a guest appearance in the series only appearing in the episode "Clash of the Families", It's the national celebration "Famaolimpics". Since Malina promised that she would dance with the winner, Kuzco switches families between Pacha's and Kronk's.