In English, how do you say...?
I am sorry for my confusing explanation in advance, because I don't know how to call all of those steps in English, but I'd like to learn :).
There are cafes, when you enter them, a waiter registers you (I don't know how) in their system (some people say, 'The waiter 'opens a table.' I'm not sure if it's right'), after that he/she takes your order. Finally, the waiter 'closes your table' (again, I'm not sure whether it's possible to say like that) and gives you a bill.
Can I use the phrase like 'open/close a table' or 'open a bill' in this case? Or is it absolutely incorrect? If it's wrong, how can I call these steps?
Thank you in advance!