AVL CONSULTANCY LIMITEDPRINCIPAL SERVICESAVL specializes in the foodservice sector, which covers Education, Social Services, Staff Catering, Restaurants, and Leisure Services, including Stadiums and Arenas. The company maintains a database of market research information and financial benchmarks, which is unique in the foodservice sector.STUDY, RESEARCH and QUALITYAll Consultants are committed to CPD and update their skills on a regular basis through attendance at Seminars and Conferences. Most of the members of the team lecture on catering, marketing or nutritional subjects at various locations.Vic Laws, who established the company in 1968, is a Fellow and Past President of the Institute of Hospitality and has been a Member of the FCSI for over ten years. He carries professional indemnity insurance to the value of £1,000,000. IMPARTIALITYSince the inception of competitive tendering and benchmarking, the company has provided expert services to many Local Authorities, Colleges and Universities. The company provides expert catering advice for PFI projects. In addition, reviews have been undertaken of both self operated and contracted services to ensure that the service provided both meets the needs and is cost effective. We have no operational input for any private contractor, thus avoiding any conflict of interest.


  • EAME


Honorary Doctorate University of West LondonVisiting Fellow Sheffield Hallam University

Market Segments

  • Business and Industry/Food Services
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Government Services
  • Leisure Facilities
  • Primary & Secondary Schools
  • Residential Care

Area Of Expertise

  • Contract Management
  • ITT (Catering Business)
  • Operating Procedure & Systems
  • Operating Review

Food Facility Design

  • No

Management Advisory Services

  • Yes

Membership Grade

  • Professional


  • Consultant


  • AVL Consultancy Limited

Profile Title

  • Director



Bourne House, Woking,, Surrey, GU21 4LY, United Kingdom