There are probably millions of people harboring muscle memory of the techniques they perfected at their first restaurant job. Baskin-Robbins taught a particular way to curve the wrist to scoop out exactly four ounces in a full, attractive scoop of ice cream that wasn't hollow inside. The rarely ordered flavors were a challenge because they froze up hard, which increased the chances of a hollow scoop.
She formed it into tight, plump cylinder. But you know, maybe a little too generous with the rice. And maybe a little too tight and plump. Still, she did a darn good job for a first day. Bet her home-rolled burritos are the bomb.
I still scoop a pretty good serving of ice cream, personally. Tell Bites about your restaurant job, and the tricks of the trade that have stuck with you over the years.