Several restaurants are offering free things or discounts to essential service workers in Quebec as a "thank you" for all their hard work during this difficult time.\nCheck out the list of six restaurants in Quebec offering this below.\nVisit MTLBlog for more headlines.\nAs a "thank you" to all the employees who are currently working hard to provide impeccable service to the community, several restaurants are offering free things or discounts to essential service workers in Quebec. It's extremely nice to see how their hard work is greatly recognized and appreciated, which it deserves to be.\nFrom natural energy drinks to free coffee, tea and meals, these few options are likely to make life easier for many employees who are short on energy and time in this time of crisis, which is far from obvious, especially for them.\nEssential service workers include the Red Cross, health services, all professions in the health and social services network, correctional services officers, police officers and firefighters, and others.\nYou can find an official list of essential services that was released by the Government of Quebec on March 23 here.\nIf you work in any of these essential fields, we here at MTL Blog thank you for all that you are doing for us.\nYou can find the list of restaurants offering discounts for front line workers below.\nTim Hortons\nView this post on Instagram Starting today, our coffee trucks will be out serving free coffee to those serving communities across Canada. Today we were at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto - thank you to all of the doctors, nurses and hospital employees working hard to keep us safe! A post shared by Tim Hortons (@timhortons) on Mar 18, 2020 at 1:10pm PDT\nTo support health care workers, first responders and city employees, Tim Hortons took the initiative to truck around and distribute free coffee to these people during the crisis period.\nLink to the offer\nMate Libre\nView this post on Instagram APPEL À TOUS❗️Nous désirons offrir gratuitement des produits Mate Libre aux professionnel.les de la santé qui font présentement de longues heures de travail afin de contenir la COVID-19. On tient d’ailleurs à souligner l’incroyable travail de première ligne qu’ils et elles font. Nous faisons un appel à tous et à toutes, si vous connaissez des gens du domaine de la santé, cliniques, institutions ou hôpitaux à qui nos infusions énergisantes de yerba maté pourraient profiter, entrez en contact avec nous. Si on peut faire notre part en offrant un boost d’énergie naturel à nos professionnel.les de la santé, on en sera plus qu’heureux! / Vous pouvez nous écrire en message privé ou par courriel à firstname.lastname@example.org A post shared by Mate Libre 🍋🌿 (@matelibre) on Mar 18, 2020 at 11:43am PDT\nIn order to highlight the exceptional work of essential services in this time of crisis, Mate Libre offers natural energy drinks to get through the long working hours currently imposed.\nLink to the offer\nMcDonald's\nView this post on Instagram Go ahead, make everyone’s day. 🤗 Our Premium Roast Coffee and Iced Coffees are still available for $1. Sip and enjoy! A post shared by McCafé Canada (@mccafecanada) on Mar 11, 2020 at 6:45am PDT\nAs a thank you to essential service workers, McDonald's also offers small and medium-sized coffees and teas free of charge with employee cards during the crisis period.\nIt's the perfect way to recharge the batteries and put a smile on the faces of these hard-working people!\nWebsite\nWeCook\nView this post on Instagram Voici nos poitrines de poulet BBQ avec sauce aux ananas rôtis 🍍 ! Un succulent classique réinventé à la WeCook ! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Introducing our BBQ chicken breast with roasted pineapple sauce! A classic dish with an exotic twist! 🏝 A post shared by WeCook (@wecookca) on Feb 11, 2020 at 3:28pm PST\nIn this time of broken normality, it is difficult for employees in the health care system to find time to cook themselves a good meal.\nNevertheless, WeCook will be distributing four weeks of free meals to 300 employees and it's well worth it.\nLink to the offer\nCouche Tard\nView this post on Instagram Vivez une nouvelle expérience café avec notre café Tout Simplement Bon ☕️ #cafe #coffee #toutsimplementbon #butfirstcoffee A post shared by Couche-Tard (@couchetardqc) on Sep 22, 2016 at 8:09am PDT\nTo show its gratitude, Couche Tard has decided to distribute free coffee and tea to all essential service workers. All they will have to do is show their employee card on the spot to take advantage of the free coffee and tea while the crisis lasts.\nLink to the offer\nHarvey's\nView this post on Instagram Dear Canadian Government Health Care Workers and First Responders, During these unprecedented times, we want to show our support and gratitude for the work that you do. From March 20 until March 27, we're offering you 50% off regular-priced items. Simply show your credentials to our staff and they'll honour the discount. While all dining room seating areas are closed, drive-thrus and takeout remain open allowing you to maintain social distance and still pick up a bite to eat for you and your families after a long day. We thank you for being on the front lines working hard to protect all Canadians. 🧡 A post shared by Harvey's (@harveys) on Mar 20, 2020 at 9:16am PDT\nHarvey's Restaurants are now offering 50% off to all frontline workers and their families, until Friday, March 27.\nWhen going through the drive-thru, one will simply just have to show their employee card to prove their essential work status, and then they will receive a full 50% off on their entire Harvey's meal.\nLink to the offer\nThis article was originally published in French on Narcity Québec.