During the day he’s a sales rep with Thigpen, but in his spare time he works with his friend Jim on The Travesso, which is basically a handheld, travel sized espresso maker.
It makes a shot of espresso without the really expensive machine. Plus the deer hunter with disriminating taste can take it in the tree stand with him. That’s how the idea was born.
Toney was taking the kids on a camping trip and wanted to bring espresso with him.”