Peter Handstein started Hape Kindergarten Supply with his sister in 1986. Handstein produced Hape’s first collection of bamboo toys in 2005. The company offers toys made from natural, sustainable, eco-friendly materials and uses environmentally friendly methods in its productio... Read Moren. Hape’s toys support children throughout different stages of development and growth. The Hape White Gourmet Chef Kitchen has a two-burner stove, oven, and cupboard with realistic features, such as turntable knobs. This kitchen is perfect to teach your little one about culinary safety. With the Hape Toys Gourmet Grill with Food, kids can have fun preparing their own meals while learning about cooking responsibilities.